Feynman proposed teaching productive thinking in our educational institutions in lieu of reproductive thinking. The book explains how to use different perspectives to generate new ideas and insights. It does not take a genius to analyze dreams; it required Freud to ask in the first place what meaning dreams carry from the psyche. Interpreting problems through past experience will, by definition, lead the thinker astray. Then along came IBM. This is a handy reference to use for confronting problems requiring unique and effective solutions. For years, scholars and researchers have tried to study genius by giving its vital statistics, as if piles of data somehow illuminated genius.
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One of my favorite anecdotes is that Einstein was asked what he would do if a comet was going to come crashing into Earth in one hour. Design the Life You Love.
Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius – Michael Michalko – Google Books
Internationally renowned business creativity expert, Michael Michalko will show you how creative people think–and You cannot will yourself to look at things in a different way, no matter how inspired you are to do so. What can we learn from them? I’ve just finished the book now and maybe after a couple days have past I will have digested some of the material but for now I would say, don’t read this book unless you have time to read it twice. What have we done?
If you have the intention of becoming more creative in your work and personal life, and apply the thinking strategies in this book, you will become more creative. Hardcoverpages. After leaving the military, Michael facilitated CIA think tanks using his creative thinking techniques. By not ceativity with one perspective, geniuses do not merely solve existing problems, like discovering a cure for cancer. I was really looking forward to this book as I work in a creative services and education field but Crafking found this book far too overwhelming with its information.
Alexander Graham Bell observed the comparison between the inner workings of the ear and the movement of a stout piece of membrane to move steel and conceived the telephone.
michafl Also by Michael Michalko. You’ve successfully reported this review. Why are so many of their ideas so rich and varied? Other scholars reported that many were celibate Descartes, Galileo, Newtonothers were fatherless Dickens or motherless Darwin, Marie Curie.
His theory has etymology behind it: The techniques will liberate your mind to look at the same information as everyone else and see something different.
When you do that, the top row appears longer than the other one. Perhaps most telling about geniuses is that they do not approach a problem reproductively, that is, on the basis of creativitg problems encountered in the past.
No matter how hard you concentrate and how long you look at the dots, the two rows remain equal. The Dark Core of Personality December 11, A child could mark numbers on a line and count off the spaces—a method that becomes useful in understanding measurements and fractions. He was days away from inventing the telephone. The Art of Talking to Yourself.
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Every communication expert in Germany persuaded him there was no market for such a device as the telegraph was good enough. The author describes many different creative approaches for the creative solution of problems and the generation of ideas.
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I read them and feel they should work and I hope to follow This is a good book for a teacher or someone who intends to actively participate in it; simply reading the book is fine but limiting.
They identify new ones. The notion that the collective intelligence of a group is larger than the intelligence of an individual can be traced back to primitive times when hunter-gather bands would meet to discuss and solve common problems. Developing Skills for Decision Making