CRACKING CREATIVITYThe Secrets of Creative Genius INTRODUCTIONHow do geniuses come up with ideas? What is common to the thinking style that. “Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius” by Michael one book Michalko provides the best book in the field of creative thinking. Myth by David A. Leeming Cracking Creativity by Michael Michalko Selling Steve Jobs’ Liver by Merrill R. Chappman Innovation and Entrepreneurship by Peter.

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The book explains how to use different perspectives to generate new ideas and insights. The closest b we have to a tactical instruction manual for thinking like a genius.

Internationally renowned business creativity expert, Michael Michalko will show you how creative people think–and Feynman proposed teaching productive thinking in our educational institutions in lieu of reproductive thinking.

Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius

Worth reading, it will expand your mind with a lot of techniques for organizing information and insights about how the brains works. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. No matter how hard you concentrate and how long you look at the dots, the two rows remain equal. How do creative geniuses generate so many alternatives and conjectures?

Cracking creativity

Provides ideas on how to creatively think through problems. Nagihan rated it it was amazing Sep 17, It’s an interesting read, but not necessary for a lot of people. 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.


You don’t have to be a genius to solve problems like one.

It has lots of useful ideas and approaches, all eminently practical, actionable, and prescriptive. Are Your Memories Real or False? Customers who bought this item also bought. Thomas Edison held 1, patents, still the record. Based on their experiences in the industry, no one, they said, will pay a fancy price for speed and reliability.

I thought most creative people were just born creative.

Cracking CreativitySecrets of Creative Genius : Michael Michalko :

Like the highly intelligent child with a pailful of Legos, a genius is constantly combining and recombining ideas, images and thoughts into different combinations in their conscious and subconscious minds.

This book will spurn so much creativity within you, along with teaching you how to employ it. From the bestselling author of Thinkertoysthis follow up brings innovative creative thinking techniques within reach, giving you the tools to tackle everyday challenges in new ways.

But the creative accident provokes a different question: He believed that the successful user of mathematics is an inventor of new ways of thinking in given situations. I was really looking forward to this book as I work in a creative services and education field but I found this book far too overwhelming with its information. He was wonderfully productive. As an officer in the U. That in turn can only lead to expert and genius credentials. I think it has a lot of useful information but the sheer volume has left me feeling like I know less than I did when I started.


Has many activities and tests to help bring out your creative side. Michael Michalko provides a good overview of creative thinking techniques.

Creative Problem Solving for Managers: These strategies demonstrate how geniuses generate a rich variety of perspectives craetivity conjectures by representing their problem in many different ways, including diagrammatically.

Following are some examples. Money, Meaning and Freedom without the 9-to A growing cadre of scholars are offering evidence that one can characterize the way geniuses think. Leonardo da Vinci believed that to gain knowledge about the form of problems, you begin by learning how to restructure it in many different ways. Sociologist Harriet Zuckerman published an interesting study of the Nobel Prize winners who were living in the United States in What can we learn from them?