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Creative Engagements with Children. by Jacobs, Rachael.;
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Breaking Out : How to Build Influence in a World of Competing Ideas. by Butman, John(DLC)2089649;
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The Medici Effect, With a New Preface and Discussion Guide : What Elephants and Epidemics Can Teach Us About Innovation. by Johansson, Frans(DLC)1575477; Amabile, Teresa(DLC)1720416;
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The Medici Effect, With a New Preface and Discussion Guide : What Elephants and Epidemics Can Teach Us About Innovation. by Johansson, Frans(DLC)1575477; Amabile, Teresa(DLC)1720416;
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Plan B : How to Hatch a Second Plan That's Always Better Than Your First. by Murray, David Kord.;
Intro -- Description -- Back Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Introduction: Planning for the Plans to Change -- Chapter 1: Conceiving the Grand Strategy -- Chapter 2: Choosing Your Problems -- Chapter 3: Making a Tactical Inventory -- Chapter 4: Selecting Your Battlefield -- Chapter 5: Aligning Your Strategy and Tactics -- Chapter 6: Setting Your Goals -- Chapter 7: Writing Plan A -- Chapter 8: Forecasting Your Multiple Futures -- Chapter 9: Reinforcing Success and Abandoning Failure -- Chapter 10: Managing by Metrics -- Chapter 11: Evolving to Plan B -- Chapter 12: Creating the Culture -- Conclusion: Plan B as the Fluid Child of Plan A -- Appendix One: The Eleven Principles of Adaptive Management -- Appendix Two: The Nine Processes of Adaptive Management -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
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Creative thinking [electronic resource] : Mind-flexing, brain-storming, juice-flowing ways to discover your inner genius by Ideas, Infnite.;
Front Cover; Title Page; Introduction; 1. Do it now; Just start!; Quiz: Distractions, distractions; Getting organized; Getting realistic - and where's the time gone?; Q&A: Procrastination - and deadlines…; Creative surroundings, inevery way; Learn, learn and learn again; Do your research; There are no problems…; Quick tricks to spark ideas andfree your mind; Vivienne Westwood on thinking; 2. Where good ideas come from; Get creativity going; Keeping track of your great ideas; It's not just playing games; The mental scrapbook; Run out of words? Try images instead; Change your point of viewMaking choicesQuiz: Do you still think in clichés? (And how to avoid it…); Decision traps; Kill your children - but not literally!; Changing stations; Try a spitball; Steve Jobs on creativity; 3. Taking creativity further; Pay attention!; Mapping your creative concepts; Q&A: How to make instant notes work for you; What it's really about - avoiding overload; Sleep on it; It's the little things that matter; The good mistake; The reliable risk; Ideas and innovation; Get your ideas across; Anita Roddick on inspirationand creativity; Enjoy your journey; Food for thoughtQuiz: Are you being good to your brain?Network your way to creativity; Listen to others; Know what you're good at…; Just asking for criticism; Don't stop now!; Deborah Meaden on ideas - and decisions; More from Infinite Ideas; Copyright noticeDo you suspect that you've been running on intellectual and creative autopilot for a while? Do you ever wish you could be more creative every day (and not just when you're in the zone and working on it)? Are you fed up with watching people around you come up with innovative ideas and brilliant solutions and getting all the credit? Look no further; in thirty practical and down to earth chapters this book will show you: How to learn, learn and learn again; quick tricks to spark ideas and free your mind; ways to keep track of your great ideas; how to map your creative concepts; what you can do wi
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Fundamentals of creative thinking / by Dacey, John S.(SAGE)1707905;
Bibliography: p. [265]-287.
Subjects: Creative thinking;
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Where good ideas come from : the natural history of innovation / by Johnson, Steven,1968-(SAGE)1576269;
Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-313) and index.Johnson addresses an urgent and universal question: What sparks the flash of brilliance? How does groundbreaking innovation happen? He provides the complete, exciting, and encouraging story of how the ideas are born that push careers, lives, society, and culture forward.
Subjects: Creative thinking; Creativeness.;
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John Adair's 100 Greatest Ideas for Personal Success. by Adair, John Eric.;
Intro -- John Adair's 100 Greatest Ideas for Personal Success -- Contents -- Preface -- PART ONE: Getting Your Act Together -- Fifteen Greatest Ideas for Finding the Work You Love -- Idea 1: Finding your role -- Idea 2: Don't settle -- Idea 3: Three useful indicators -- Idea 4: How to f ind the right road -- Idea 5: Capability -- Idea 6: True success -- Idea 7: Success is a result, not a goal -- Idea 8: Commitment -- Idea 9: Setting aims and objectives -- Idea 10: Jacob's ladder -- Idea 11: A forward-looking attitude -- Idea 12: Opportunity -- Idea 13: Successes and failures -- Idea 14: A shortcut to personal success -- Idea 15: Don't expect an easy ride -- Seven Greatest Ideas for Getting On with People -- Idea 16: Be pleasant -- Idea 17: Make others partners with you -- Idea 18: Remember to say thank-you -- Idea 19: Use yourself as a gauge -- Idea 20: Share what you know -- Idea 21: Be trustworthy in word -- Idea 22: Show that you trust people -- Eight Greatest Ideas for Success Qualities -- Idea 23: Enthusiasm -- Idea 24: Tenacity -- Idea 25: Hard work -- Idea 26: Generosity of spirit -- Idea 27: Imagination -- Idea 28: Courage -- Idea 29: Integrity -- Idea 30: Humility -- Follow-up test -- PART TWO: Using Your Time to Good Effect -- Six Greatest Ideas for Developing a Personal Sense of Time -- Idea 31: Time used well is life -- Idea 32: Setting your course -- Idea 33: A sense of purpose -- Idea 34: Sell to yourself on benefits -- Idea 35: Making time to think -- Idea 36: A sense of perspective -- Seven Greatest Ideas for Major Time Savers -- Idea 37: Learning to say no -- Idea 38: Delegate, delegate, delegate -- Idea 39: Always do what you say you will -- Idea 40: Avoid procrastinating -- Idea 41: Don't waste time on the past -- Idea 42: Don't make the same mistake twice -- Idea 43: Cut your losses.Five Greatest Ideas for Principles of Planning -- Idea 44: The skill of planning -- Idea 45: The worst-case scenario -- Idea 46: The planning/implementation ratio -- Idea 47: Setting objectives -- Idea 48: Time for reflective thinking -- Six Greatest Ideas for Effective Daily Work -- Idea 49: Plan your day -- Idea 50: Prioritize - no, really prioritize -- Idea 51: The Pareto principle -- Idea 52: How to control interruptions -- Idea 53: Deal with your paperwork -- Idea 54: Make use of committed time -- Follow-up test -- PART THREE: Developing your Leadership Skills -- Four Greatest Ideas on Career Management -- Idea 55: From specialist to business leader -- Idea 56: Checklist: Are you a born leader yet? -- Idea 57: Can leadership be developed? -- Idea 58: Awareness, understanding and skill -- Five Greatest Ideas for Understanding Groups and Organizations -- Idea 59: Group personality and group needs -- Idea 60: Task, team and individual -- Idea 61: Three sets of needs -- Idea 62: The interaction of the three circles -- Idea 63: Checklist - The three circles -- Ten Greatest Ideas for Effective Leadership -- Idea 64: The generic role of leader -- Idea 65: Eight leadership functions -- Idea 66: Sharing decisions -- Idea 67: The 50:50 rule for motivation -- Idea 68: The Adair short course on leadership -- Idea 69: The hallmarks of an excellent team -- Idea 70: Leadership qualities -- Idea 71: What leaders need to know -- Idea 72: Levels of leadership -- Idea 73: Successful chief executives -- Follow-up test -- PART FOUR: Sharpening Up Your Communication Skills -- Seven Greatest Ideas for Better Communication -- Idea 74: The Communication Star model -- Idea 75: How to use the Communication Star -- Idea 76: Non-verbal communication -- Idea 77: Six rules for effective public speaking -- Idea 78: The art of listening -- Idea 79: Accentuate the positives.Idea 80: Make the best use of feedback -- Five Greatest Ideas for Productive Meetings -- Idea 81: Five types of meetingA -- Idea 82: Managing meetings -- Idea 83: Be prepared -- Idea 84: Six golden rules for the chair -- Idea 85: Always follow up with action points -- Follow-up test -- PART FIVE: Effective Thinking Skills -- Fifteen Greatest Ideas for Effective Thinking Skills -- Idea 86: Knowing your mind -- Idea 87: Clear thinking -- Idea 88: Holistic thinking -- Idea 89: Imaginative thinking -- Idea 90: Checklist - How imaginative are you? -- Idea 91: Valuing -- Idea 92: Your depth mind at work -- Idea 93: Intuition -- Idea 94: It does get easier -- Idea 95: Evaluating your options -- Idea 96: How to be more creative -- Idea 97: The Nine Dots test -- Idea 98: Checklist - Are you thinking creatively? -- Idea 99: Useful originality -- Idea 100: Developing your thinking skills -- Follow-up test -- Appendix -- The 25 attributes of top leaders and managers -- Solution to the Nine Dots test -- About John Adair -- Index.Everything You Need to Succeed in Business…in an Instant. John Adair's 100 Greatest Ideas for Personal Success is your definitive code to getting it right at work, covering personal effectiveness and self-management, right through to profile-building and strategic thinking. Inside you will find: 15 Greatest Ideas for Effective Thinking Skills 7 Greatest Ideas for Getting on with People 6 Greatest Ideas for Effective Daily Work 7 Greatest Ideas for Better Communication 15 Greatest Ideas for Finding the Work you Love …and 50 other fantastic ideas, tips and tricks that will give you the confidence, answers, and inspiration you need to succeed.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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The Creativity Conundrum : A Propulsion Model of Kinds of Creative Contributions. by Sternberg, Robert J.(DLC)1676034; Kaufman, James C.(DLC)1865576; Pretz, Jean E.(DLC)1554806;
THE CREATIVITY CONUNDRUM: A Propulsion Model of Kinds of Creative Contributions -- Copyright -- Contents -- About the Authors -- Preface -- Chapter 1 The Propulsion Model of Creative Contributions -- Introduction -- Creativity as a Neglected Research Topic -- Some Existing Taxonomies of Kinds of Creative Contributions -- The Propulsion Model of Kinds of Creative Contributions -- Chapter 2 Replication -- Science and Technology -- Arts and Letters -- Popular Culture -- Chapter 3 Redefinition -- Science and Technology -- Arts and Letters -- Popular Culture -- Chapter 4 Forward Incrementation -- Science and Technology -- Arts and Letters -- Popular Culture -- Chapter 5 Advance Forward Incrementation -- Science and Technology -- Arts and Letters -- Popular Culture -- Chapter 6 Redirection -- Science and Technology -- Arts and Letters -- Popular Culture -- Chapter 7 Reconstruction/Redirection -- Science and Technology -- Arts and Letters -- Popular Culture -- Chapter 8 Reinitiation -- Science and Technology -- Arts and Letters -- Popular Culture -- Chapter 9 Integration -- Science and Technology -- Arts and Letters -- Popular Culture -- Chapter 10 The Relation of the Propulsion Model to Theories of Creativity -- Mystical Approaches -- Pragmatic Approaches -- The Psychodynamic Approach -- Psychometric Approaches -- Cognitive Approaches -- Social-Personality Approaches -- Evolutionary Approaches -- Confluence Approaches -- Chapter 11 Conclusions -- References -- Author Index -- Subject Index.This book challenges traditional notions of creativity as a trait, and brings forward ideas of multiple types of creativity, along with the possibility of development of creativity.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Creative ability; Creative thinking;
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