Set the Stage

1

Challenge — Start with a big problem 

2

Team — Get a Decider, a Facilitator, and a diverse team 

3

Time and Space — Schedule five days and find the right room 


Monday

4

Start at the End — Agree to a long-term goal

5

Map — Diagram the problem

6

Ask the Experts — Interview your teammates and other experts

7

Target — Choose a focus for your sprint 


Tuesday

8

Remix and Improve — Look for old ideas and inspiration

9

Sketch — Put detailed solutions on paper 


Wednesday

10

Decide — Choose the best solutions without groupthink

11

Rumble — Keep competing ideas alive

12

Storyboard — Make a plan for the prototype 


Thursday

13

Fake it — Build a façade instead of a product

14

Prototype — Find the right tools, then divide and conquer 


Friday

15

Small Data — Get big insights from just five customers

16

Interview — Ask the right questions

17

Learn — Find patterns and plan the next step