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Contents: Disc 1: The creative person: practice and passion -- Lateral thinking is a survival skill -- Creative styles: adaptors and innovators -- Combining opposites: diverge, then converge -- Principles for unleashing your imagination -- Principles for converging on the best ideas -- disc 2: Stages of the creative process, and you -- Clarifying the challenge -- Clarify even more: webbing and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2014

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 CRE
Call number: DVD 153 CRE

Tullet, Hervé

Summary: The author meditates on the search for an idea, and the wonderful feeling when the right idea comes along, unleashing the creative process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Handprint Books, an imprint of Chronicle Books LLC 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TUL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE TUL

Lehrer, Jonah.

Summary: "New York Times"-bestselling author Lehrer ("How We Decide") introduces readers to musicians, graphic artists, poets, and bartenders to show how they can use science to be more imaginative and make their cities, their companies, and their culture more creative.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

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Arons, Ron

Summary: This book(let) provides an introduction to the concepts of mind maps, a tool which can take your research skills to new levels you never imagined were possible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.1 Arons

Grazer, Brian

Summary: "From Academy Award-nominated producer Brian Grazer and acclaimed business journalist Charles Fishman comes a brilliantly entertaining peek into the weekly "curiosity conversations" that have inspired Grazer to create some of America's favorite and iconic movies and television shows--from 24 to A Beautiful Mind. For decades, film and TV producer Brian Grazer has scheduled a weekly "curiosity...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 153.8 GRA

Lee, Jennifer

Summary: Do you dream of making a living doing what you love but find the process of creating a viable business plan like trying to fit a square peg into a round hole? Jennifer Lee knows what it's like to make the entrepreneurial leap -- and how to do it successfully. The key is using, rather than stifling, imagination and intuition. Lee's illustrated, colorful worksheets and step-by-step instructions...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New World Library 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 LEE

Pressfield, Steven.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In this powerful, straight-from-the-hip examination of the internal obstacles to success, bestselling author Steven Pressfield shows readers how to identify, defeat, and unlock the inner barriers to creativity. The War of Art is an inspirational, funny, well-aimed kick in the pants guaranteed to galvanize every would-be artist, visionary, or entrepreneur."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Irish Entertainment 2012

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Otoshi, Kathryn

Summary: Little hands can do so many wonderful things: plant ideas; lift spirits; stretch imaginations. This colorful concept book rouses children to use their hands for the good and reach for their dreams.--Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Dot Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE OTO

Summary: "It's time to get a little wild! These just-for-fun games including Yumsters, Ninja Blitz, and Candy Bash are a great way for kids to unwind, relieve stress, challenge their skills, and play against their highest scores."--Container.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Gelb, Michael.

Summary: Michael Gelb's How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci is an inspiring and inventive guide that teaches readers how to develop their full potential, using the principles of Da Vincian thought identified by the author. Beginning with a brief historical biography of Da Vinci and an overview of the astounding advances made in the arts and sciences during the Renaissance, Gelb illustrates the seven...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 153.35 Gelb 1998

Worley, Peter

Summary: This book is a collection of practical lesson and activity plans to use in the primary classroom that will get children thinking philosophically and creatively around different curriculum areas. The sessions- called thought adventures- use thought experiments, stories and poems to get children discussing and understanding topics more deeply.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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Michalko, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153.35 MIC

Ogle, Richard.

Contents: Outing the mind -- Spaces to think with : reason, imagination, and the discovery of DNA -- Genius, imagination, and the nature of mind -- The fools on the hill : tipping points and the microcomputer revolution -- Darwinian networks, or why the fit get fitter -- The mathematical ecology of creativity -- Sex and the single doll : Barbie, Ruth Handler, and the navigation problem -- Think different...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business School Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153.3 OGL

Grant, Adam M.

Summary: ""Reading Originals made me feel like I was seated across from Adam Grant at a dinner party, as one of my favorite thinkers thrilled me with his insights and his wonderfully new take on the world." --Malcolm Gladwell, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Outliers and The Tipping Point "Originals is one of the most important and captivating books I have ever read, full of surprising and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

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2 available in Adult Display, Call number: 658 GRA

Gordon, Barry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 153.1 Gordo

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153.35 CSI

Mootee, Idris.

Summary: A comprehensive playbook for applied design thinking in business and management, complete with concepts and toolkits As many companies have lost confidence in the traditional ways of running a business, design thinking has entered the mix. Design Thinking for Strategic Innovation presents a framework for design thinking that is relevant to business management, marketing, and design strategies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 MOO

Tharp, Twyla.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Creativity is not a gift from the gods, says Twyla Tharp, bestowed by some divine and mystical spark. It is the product of preparation and effort, and it's within reach of everyone who wants to achieve it. All it takes is the willingness to make creativity a habit, an integral part of your life: In order to be creative, you have to know how to prepare to be creative. In The Creative Habit,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

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Michalko, Michael

Contents: Original spin -- Mind pumping -- Challenges -- Thinkertoys -- False faces (reversal) -- Slice and dice (attribute listing) -- Cherry split (fractionation) -- Think bubbles (mind mapping) -- Scamper (questions) -- Tug-of-war (force-field analysis) -- Idea box (morphological analysis) -- Idea grid (FCB grid) -- Lotus blossom (diagramming) -- Phoenix (questions) -- The Great Transpacific Airline...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 650.01 Michalko 2006

Robinson, Ken

Summary: Argues for an end to the outmoded industrial educational system and proposes a highly personalized, organic approach that draws on technological and professional resources to engage all students, develop their love of learning, and enable them to face the challenges of the twenty-first century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 370 ROB

Pressfield, Steven.

Summary: Turning pro is free, but it's not easy. When we turn pro, we give up a life that we may have become extremely comfortable with. We give up a self that we have come to identify with and to call our own. Turning pro is free, but it demands sacrifice. The passage from amateur to professional is often achieved via an interior odyssey whose trials are survived only at great cost, emotionally,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Irish Entertainment 2012

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Shenk, Joshua Wolf.

Summary: "Recently writers like Malcolm Gladwell, Steven Johnson, and Clay Shirky have sought to explain creativity as the work of lucky, hardworking people or the result of certain qualities of a particular environment or group of people. Joshua Wolf Shenk shows how such notions, as appealing as they are, miss the essence of creativity, which is generated by people working in pairs. From John Lennon...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 SHE

Brabandere, Luc de.

Summary: Outlines a new model of practical creativity that challenges business professionals to evaluate customers, goals, and companies in engaging alternative ways, explaining how to develop strategies for effective and adaptive business environments.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 BRA

Govindarajan, Vijay.

Summary: A business parable follows the efforts of a group of animals who endeavor to save their troubled farm through teamwork and innovation, in a work that offers eight strategies for directing innovation initiatives to success.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 GOV