Breakthrough Thinking: Brainstorming for Inspiration and Ideas
While it’s impossible to force the creative process, just waiting for a flash of inspiration to strike won’t get the job done. Fortunately, there are very practical and effective techniques to set the stagnant mind in productive motion. If a creative block is like a frozen computer, Breakthrough Thinking is the software manual for fixing the crash. Filled with lessons, tests, puzzles, and visual riddles that kick-start the flow of ideas, this invaluable guide identifies four major destructive work patterns and offers insightful ways to overcome them. Find out how to acknowledge your potential, overcome paralyzing doubts about your own abilities, and think outside that perennial, limiting box. An accompanying CD-ROM contains eight ingenious mental tools so every professional can manufacture his or her own inspiration.
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