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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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. … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … READ MORE

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