Title: Creative Thinkering; Putting Your Imagination to Work
Author: Michael Michalko
“Our attitudes influence our behavior, but our behavior also influences our attitude.”
“Don’t be the person who sees the sun as a yellow spot in the sky, be the person who sees a yellow spot on a grimy sidewalk as the sun.”
“The swirling of opposites creates the conditions that allow for a new point of view to bubble free in your mind.”
The book is written by Michael Michalko an expert on thinking outside the box. He has written numerous books on creative thinking and is considered an industry expert with a myriad of speaking engagements and workshops every year for government agencies and Fortune 500 companies.
Creative Thinkering is eye-opening and interesting as it is technical and deep. In its 230 pages there are numerous techniques on how to expand your mind into a new way of thinking. There are many techniques on how to learn to think outside the box and in a new refreshing ways. It is not direct business advice and some may find it a tad bit technical, but if you can grasp the lessons you can learn how to solve many issues you may run into in the business world that may not necessarily be text book problems. The book teaches readers how to embrace new ideas and to think critically. There are great anecdotes which provide examples on how pioneers thought creatively to bring change into the arts, business and many other industries.
This post is courtesy of Stephen Mbugua. He is the Entrepreneur’s Librarian. It was originally posted on the Hearpreneur Blog.