Why isn’t everyone creative? Why doesn’t education foster more ingenuity? Why is expertise often the enemy of innovation? Bestselling. Creative Thinkering: Putting Your Imagination to Work Bestselling creativity expert Michael Michalko shows that in every?eld of endeavor — from business. Why isn’t everyone creative? Why doesn’t education foster more ingenuity? Why is expertise often the enemy of innovation? Best-selling.

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When to Rob a Bank. Through step-by-step exercises, illustrated strategies, and inspiring real-world examples, he shows readers how to liberate their thinking and literally expand their imaginations by learning to synthesize dissimilar subjects, think paradoxically, and enlist the help of the subconscious mind.

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Creative Thinkering: Putting Your Imagination to Work by Michael Michalko

He is also the author of Thinkpak A Brainstorming Card Setwhich is a novel creative-thinking tool that is designed to facilitate brainstorming sessions, and Cracking Creativity The Secrets of Creative Geniuses which sork the common thinking strategies creative geniuses have used in the sciences, art, and industry throughout history and shows how we can apply them to become more creative in our business and personal lives.


Sep 12, Mary Louise rated it it was amazing Shelves: Doing so, is just a good way to get stuck.

This book follows his 2nd edition of “Thinkertoys. Account Options Sign in. The classic personal development and self-help book by Napoleon Hill. This book is annoying. There are two sections of the book: Jul 16, David Runyon rated it liked freative. Not only that, he gives tips and steps on how to be more creative.

Creative Thinkering: Putting Your Imagination to Work

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Sep 12, Amanda Eckler rated it it was amazing Shelves: But it calibrated my creative mind in a new way and I really liked the ending of the book. My library Help Advanced Book Search. A worthwhile read for anyone who wants to expand their creative thinking.

Michalko does later present two ideas that I found extremely useful: You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Aug 17, ABC rated it really liked it Shelves: We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Lots to think about All in all, this is not a bad read, but Imabination would recommend starting with Michalko’s other books as opposed to this one.


Michael Michalko is one of the most highly acclaimed creativity experts in ccreative world. Rich Dad Poor Dad. Army, he organized a team of NATO intelligence specialists and international academics in Frankfurt, Germany, to research, collect, and categorize all known inventive-thinking methods. Feb 13, Imaignation rated it really liked it.

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Creative Thinking, which discusses the brain’s ability to thjnkering diverse, chaotic thought and recognize patterns and fusing ideas. It has some really excellent visual examples too – some I’ve seen before but lots of others I haven’t.

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However, often, the best thing to do is to look in a completely new direction.