Creative Thinking For Dummies

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Wiley, Nov 16, 2012 - Self-Help - 384 pages
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Creative thinking made easy

Being creative can be tough - and trying to come up with great ideas under pressure can leave the great ideas under wraps! Creative Thinking For Dummies helps you apply creative thinking techniques to everything you touch, whether it's that novel you have inside you or the new business idea you've had that will make you the next hot entrepreneur ??? or anything in between.

Creative Thinking For Dummies is a practical, hands-on guide packed with techniques and examples of different ways to think creatively. It covers a range of techniques, including brainstorming, lateral thinking, mind mapping, synectics, drawing and doodling your way to great ideas, meditation and visualization, word and language games, and divergent thinking.

  • See the world in a different way, and realise that you are surrounded by creative inspiration
  • Brainstorm new ideas successfully and try out some lateral thinking exercises
  • Open your mind to a new way of thinking and nail down those great ideas
  • Discover creative thinking techniques using games, words, drawings, and storytelling
  • Let creativity enhance all aspects of your life, whether developing your personal skills, becoming more professionally effective, or using creative thinking techniques to help your children develop their creative minds

You'll soon discover that everybody, including you, has a wealth of creative potential within—you just need to tap into it!

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About the author (2012)

David Cox is a creative business consultant who, since the 1970s, has created, acquired and sold numerous successful businesses. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing as well as a Chartered Practitioner of NLP. David began his education in Fine Art, where he cultivated his interest in creativity. He also trained as a clinical psychologist before turning to marketing, when he founded the UK's first youth marketing consultancy.

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