Posts Tagged ‘Edward De Bono’

Business Book Club Essentials

Over several decades, I have helped dozens (hundreds?) of companies to set up a business book club.

Here are the essentials:

1. Someone to focus on logistics.
2. Someone to lead the discussion.
3. Somewhere to meet, preferably around a … READ MORE

Look: A book review by Bob Morris

lookLook: A Practical Guide for Improving Your Observational Skills
James H. Gilmore
Greenleaf Book Group Press (2016)

How and why “what you look at informs what you think about, which [then] influences what you act upon”

I share Jim Gilmore’s high regard for Edward de Bono … READ MORE

Several perspectives on human intelligence

Einstein (elder)
Here are several perspectives on human intelligence.

“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty, because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It … READ MORE

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 Sparks … 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 … 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 failureREAD 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 have … 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 are … 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 … 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 this … READ MORE

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