Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative Thinking Techniques

When Sparks Fly: A book review by Bob Morris

November 10, 2013

When 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…

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Michael Michalko on how to “crack the barriers to creativity”

August 30, 2012

I read Michael Michalko’s first book, Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius, when it was published in 1998 by Ten Speed Press. According to Michalko, how best to “crack  the barriers to human creativity”? Here are his suggestions, accompanied by my annotations. o…

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Cracking Creativity: A book review by Bob Morris

October 5, 2011

Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius Michael Michalko Ten Speed Press (1998) Note: Here’s another business classic, published 13 years ago, that is even more relevant now than ever before. According to Michalko, what are the best strategies for “cracking” the…

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