In this post, Burke Powers, a leader in data science, describes his passion for Design Thinking to get greater understanding and adoption when he is doing any analytics project because it focused the analysis and delivered actionable insights onto the right person and in the right way - faster than any other method.
Empathize – Define – Ideate – Prototype – Test
Check out the link below to find read about some good examples of this approach demonstrating the high value results of selected fabulous companies and teams using Design Thinking.
Design Thinking relates to coaching especially in a management context. Therefore I warmly recommend Burkes Design Thinking article that can be found on LinkedIn.
If you would like to learn more about Design Thinking just have a look at the Stanford d.school's Virtual Crash Course.