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Tim Brown recommends

Want to make design matter in a big way? Check out this list of books, articles and online resources Brown put together exclusively for TED.

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    The Design of Business

    Roger Martin
    Harvard Business Review Press, 2009

    The retired dean of the Rotman School of Management in Toronto makes the case for why business leaders need to think like designers.

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    Rotman on Design

    Roger Martin and Karen Christensen (Editors)
    University of Toronto Press, 2013

    A collection of Rotman magazine's best articles on design thinking.

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    Peter Thiel Challenges Entrepreneurs to Think Bigger at MIT Enterprise Forum

    Cheryl Morris
    BostInno, November 17, 2010

    Venture capitalist Peter does a nice job talking about the importance of impact when thinking big.

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    Creative Confidence

    Tom Kelley and David Kelley
    Crown Business, 2013

    'Creative confidence' is the creative mindset that goes along with design thinking's creative skill set.

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    Open IDEO

    A crowd-sourcing site where nearly 60,000 design thinkers collaborate to solve global social design challenges. The more you participate, the larger your 'design quotient' grows.