Do moments of inspiration have to be few and far between—or can you develop the ability to access your deepest creativity any time? Michael Gelb has discovered the missing key that allows genius to flourish: an open, reliable connection to the vital life energy we all possess. “The practices for accessing energy have been developed for thousands of years in yoga, martial arts, and Chinese medicine,” Gelb says. “I’ve asked today’s greatest living masters of these arts to contribute their most effective practices for cultivating creative energy—in a way that the average person can do in 20 minutes or less.” With Creativity On Demand, Gelb teaches a series of simple and potent practices to clear blockages and open the flow of creative energy. He then reveals how these techniques can be integrated with the renowned creative mindset and creative process tools he’s taught to individuals and organizations worldwide. The result is Michael Gelb’s most powerful work yet on unlocking our potential to innovate and achieve.
Creativity on Demand is the result of a lifetime devoted to facilitating creativity in people and organizations. Whether your own interest is in cultivating the creative potential of other people or connecting more deeply with your personal talents and possibilities, it offers not only the inspiration, but also the practical guidance to help you make it happen. ~ Sir Ken Robinson, Ph.D. from the Foreword
Available on Amazon as from September 1st
Wisdoms to Live By: Expressed by Timeless Proverbs
As Dave Tanner puts it: ” I was motivated to write this book because a proverbial wisdom that I quoted to my fourteen-year-old grandson impacted his thinking on how to stay out of future trouble in school.
This book describes 40 wisdoms expressed by timeless proverbs, short sayings that are of value in how we think about four aspects of life: the way we behave; actions we take; insights we have; and general thoughts.
Examples of proverbial wisdoms that are highlighted in the book include: do unto others as you would have other do unto you; action speaks louder than words; positive thinking aids all endeavors; and it takes two to tango. The book describes the meaning of each proverbial wisdom, origin, and examples illustrating practical value. Overall, the book is organized in a way for people of all ages to think about the many aspects of everyday life.”
This book is now available from Barnes and Noble, here
CREATIVITY AS A BRIDGE BETWEEN EDUCATION AND INDUSTRY, DAVE TANNER & FREDRICKA REISMAN
Creative new innovations are urgently needed in education and industry. Knowledge gained in industry related to creativity and innovation has potential value when applied in education, and likewise, knowledge gained in education has potential value when applid to industry. This book describes the value of that bridge. Some of the topics covered include:
Sources of Innovation
– Creative Thinking Tools, Process´and Frameworks
– Problem Solving Process
– Fostering a Culture of Creativity
– E. Paul Torrence, renowned leader in creative education
– Diagnostic, Creative, Intervention-Medition Process