Posts Tagged ‘Edward De Bono’

When Sparks Fly: A book review by Bob Morris

When SparksWhen Sparks Fly: Igniting Creativity in Groups
Dorothy Leonard-Barton and Walter C. Swap
Harvard Business Review Press (2005)

How to Activate the Maverick Synapses

Note: I read this book many years ago and then composed the review that follows. Books and articles continue to cite When … READ MORE

Todd Henry: An interview by Bob Morris

Todd Henry is the founder and CEO of Accidental Creative, a company that helps creative people and teams generate brilliant ideas.  He regularly speaks and consults with companies, both large and small, about how to develop practices and systems that lead to … READ MORE

Lessons to be learned from Pixar about a “creative culture”

Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson

Here is my take on what Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson learned during a lengthy and probing study of the Pixar culture:

1. Celebrate failure with the same intensity as you celebrate … READ MORE

A Kick in the Seat of the Pants: A book review by Bob Morris

 A Kick in the Seat of the Pants:
Using Your Explorer, Artist, Judge & Warrior to Be More Creative
Roger von Oech
Harper Paperbacks (1988)

This book should be read in combination with A Whack on the Side of the Head…preferably after you … READ MORE

A Whack on the Side of the Head: A book review by Bob Morris

A Whack on the Side of the Head: How You Can Be More Creative

Roger von Oech
Business Plus, 25th Anniversary Edition  (2008)

Note: When preparing for some interviews, I re-read several books on the creative process and remain convinced that all … READ MORE

Six Action Shoes : A book review by Bob Morris

Six Action Shoes
Edward De Bono
Longman Higher Education (1991)

Note: When preparing for some interviews, I recently re-read several books on the creative process and remain convinced that all are still among the best. For example….

A Shoe for Every … READ MORE

Six Thinking Hats: A book review by Bob Morris

Six Thinking Hats, Second Edition
Edward De Bono
Back Back Books (1999)
Note: When preparing for some interviews, I re-read several books on the creative process and remain convinced that all are still among the best.

Pass the Idea

I presume to suggest that you read … READ MORE

50 Psychology Classics: A book review by Bob Morris

50 Psycholology50 Psychology Classics: Who We Are, How We Think, What We Do; Insight and Inspiration from 50 Key Books
Tom Butler-Bowdon
Nicholas Brealey Publishing (2006)

An excellent guide to sources that can help us to “make a real difference” in our lives

Note: This … READ MORE

The Ten Faces of Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

The Ten Faces of Innovation: IDEO’s Strategies for Defeating the Devil’s Advocate and Driving Creativity Throughout Your Organization
Thomas Kelley with Jonathan Littman
Doubleday (2005)

I recently re-read two books written by Tom Kelley with Jonathan Littman, this one … READ MORE

Most Valuable Business Insights: 6-10

After having read and reviewed so many business books, I now share brief comments about what I consider to be the 25 most valuable  business insights and the books in which they are either introduced or (one man’s opinion) best explained. … READ MORE

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