Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Apr 13, 2011 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
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From the bestselling author of Thinkertoys, this follow up brings innovative creative thinking techniques within reach, giving you the tools to tackle everyday challenges in new ways. 

Internationally renowned business creativity expert, Michael Michalko will show you how creative people think—and how to put their secrets to work for you in business and in your personal life. You don't have to be a genius to solve problems like one. Michalko researched and analyzed hundreds of history's greatest thinkers across disciplines—from Leonardo da Vinci to Pablo Picasso—to bring the best of their techniques together and to teach you how to apply them in your own life. Cracking Creativity is filled with exercises and anecdotes that will soon have you looking at problems and seeing many different solutions.
 

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This is a great book on generating ideas; turning mediocre ideas into good ones; and good ideas into great ideas. It's a good idea to read this book slowly, section by section, taking notes and giving ... Read full review

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A classic. I will give it 4 and 1/2 stars. This book will spurn so much creativity within you, along with teaching you how to employ it. The exercises for training creativity is great. I highly ... Read full review

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MICHAEL MICHALKO is one of the most highly acclaimed creativity experts in the world. He specializes in providing creativity workshops, seminars, and think tanks for clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 companies. He is the author of the groundbreaking creativity handbook Thinkertoys, as well as Cracking Creativity, which describes the secrets of creative genius. His books have been translated into fifteen languages.

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