Here's our short list of great new summer reads on creativity. Be sure to check out the #1 Amazon new release called "The Secret of the Highly Creative Thinker," which was written by two FourSight team members, Dorte Nielsen and Sarah Thurber. We're so proud!
Highly creative people are good at seeing connections. By enhancing your ability to see connections, you can enhance your creativity.
Supported by the latest neuroscience, this book gives you hands-on advice on how to enhance your own creativity. You will find it an inspiring combination of theory, techniques, anecdotes and exercises to help you access better ideas and bigger breakthroughs. Read it to find: • Insights into how highly creative people think • The latest findings in neuroscience on connection making • Training to help you make connections others don’t • A boot camp with 21 creativity exercises
"The Secret of the Highly Creative Thinker" is a delightful mashup of theory, practice, neuroscience, and crazy hands-on exercises that actually work. Buy it on Amazon.
Other books we love...
A smart, well-researched book that offers insights on who really innovates and how they do it.
A quick read on the science of creativity with art and poetry to invite you along.
Discover how mistakes spark new ideas we could never think up deliberately.
Not exactly the "science" of creativity, but an inspirational read on getting creative.
Teach your child 10 creative thinking skills essential for being successful in any walk of life.
A business fable of a team that discovers their collective power through FourSight.
A psychologist talks about habits of mind that lead to creativity.
In Chicago? Curious about FourSight? On July 26 (5:30pm) FourSight expert Peter Zapf will present FourSight to Chicagoland executives who are interested in innovation, creative problem solving, and building effective teams. The event is at Workspring, a contemporary co-working space in downtown Chicago. Wine and cheese included! Register here.
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November 17-18, 2016 | Antwerp, Belgium February 6 - 7, 2017 | Orlando, Florida
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Join us this fall in Antwerp, Belgium or this winter in Orlando, Florida for a 2-day certification in the fundamentals of FourSight. Learn to build innovation capacity in individuals, teams and organizations. Find out how companies like Disney, IMB, BBC, and Prudential and top universities like Harvard and MIT deepen their understanding of problem-solving preferences and hone their effective thinking skills with FourSight. During the FourSight Certification you spend two days learning best-practices for debriefing the FourSight assessment with individuals, groups and teams.
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