Tag Archives: Creative thinking

Originals: how non-conformists move the world / Adam Grant

Overview: With Give and Take, Adam Grant not only introduced a landmark new paradigm for success but also established himself as one of his generation’s most compelling and provocative thought leaders. In Originals he again addresses the challenge of improving the world, but now from the perspective of becoming original: choosing to champion novel ideas …
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Everything connects: how to transform and lead in the age of creativity, innovation, and sustainability by Faisal Hoque with Drake Baer

Overview: Leadership. Creativity. Innovation. When you put it all together, EVERYTHING CONNECTS. The constant cascade of new technologies and social changes is creating a more empowered population. Workforces are increasingly dispersed, demanding of self-expression, and quite possibly disengaged. Within this topsy-turvy context, leaders must spark creativity, drive innovation, and ensure sustainability. What are the remedies? …
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A curious mind: the secret to a bigger life by Brian Grazer and Charles Fishman

Overview: From Academy Award–nominated producer Brian Grazer and acclaimed business journalist Charles Fishman comes a brilliantly entertaining peek into the weekly “curiosity conversations” that have inspired Grazer to create some of America’s favorite and iconic movies and television shows—from 24 to A Beautiful Mind. For decades, film and TV producer Brian Grazer has scheduled a …
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The 4 lenses of innovation: a power tool for creative thinking by Rowan Gibson.

Ever wonder where big, breakthrough ideas come from? How do innovators manage to spot the opportunities for industry revolution that everyone else seems to miss? Contrary to popular belief, innovation is not some mystical art that’s forbidden to mere mortals. The Four Lenses of Innovation thoroughly debunks this pervasive myth by delivering what we’ve long …
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The 100 Most Creative Business Minds

Arizona State University Biodesign Institute researcher Charles Arntzen has been chosen as the No. 1 honoree among Fast Company’s annual “100 Most Creative People in Business” for his leadership role in developing ZMapp, a therapeutic produced in tobacco to fight Ebola. The top five is rounded out (in descending order) by Rajan Anandan, Vice President and Managing Director (India and …
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Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business 1000

Fast Company has announced the Most Creative People in Business 1000. The MCP 1000 is described as “an influential, diverse group of modern Renaissance men and women across the economy and around the globe. This is more than just a list: It is a rising community, an explosion of creative inspiration, the spur for so much breaking news across …
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InGenius: a crash course on creativity by Tina Seelig. (New York : HarperOne, 2012)

Overview Internationally bestselling author and award-winning Stanford University educator Tina Seelig has taught creativity to the best and brightest students at Stanford and to business leaders around the world. With inGenius she expertly decodes creativity, revealing an approach that everyone can use to enhance their own creative genius. In today’s world, innovation and creative problem …
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