Who needs design?
According to our Vice President of Service Innovation Laura Weiss, we could all benefit from design thinking, but especially in the social sector, designer tools and methodologies are critical for innovation that lead to continued growth and program renewal.
Laura says, “To avoid the threat of stagnant maturity and potential decline, nonprofits must actively develop techniques for better understanding their communities, for taking those insights and refining their programs through iterative prototyping, and for telling their story through creative communications.”
Check out her featured essay on the Change Observer today. Then let us know your thoughts: how can nonprofits cultivate and leverage a design mindset?