Discover Your Genius: How to Think Like History's Ten Most Revolutionary Minds

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Harper Collins, Mar 17, 2009 - Self-Help - 384 pages
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Unleash your creative potential.

Michael J. Gelb, bestselling author of How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci, draws upon history's most revolutionary minds to help you unleash your own creativity. With fascinating biographies of all ten geniuses, personal self-assessments, and practical exercises, this book is the key to unlocking the genius inside you!

  • Plato -- Deepening your love of wisdom
  • Filippo Brunelleschi -- Expanding your perspective
  • Christopher Columbus -- Strengthening your vision, optimism, and courage
  • Nicolaus Copernicus -- Reorganizing your vision of the world
  • Queen Elizabeth I -- Wielding your power with balance and effectiveness
  • William Shakespeare -- Cultivating your emotional intelligence
  • Thomas Jefferson -- Celebrating your freedom in the pursuit of happiness
  • Charles Darwin -- Developing your powers of observation and cultivating an open mind
  • Mahatma Gandhi -- Applying the principles of spiritual genius to harmonize spirit, mind, and body
  • Albert Einstein -- Unleashing your imagination and "combinatory play"

 

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Contents

Plato
25
2
57
3
75
Columbus
89
4
113
6
173
Celebrating Your Freedom in the Pursuit of Happiness
207
8
243
9
275
10
313
Link Therefore I Am
344
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Michael J. Gelb, a renowned innovator in the field of creative thinking and leadership development, is the bestselling author of How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci, Body Learning, Samurai Chess and Present Yourself! Since 1978 Michael Gelb has conducted seminars around the world for companies such as BP, IBM, DuPont, KPMG, and YPO. He lives in Edgewater, New Jersey.

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