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7 TENETS OF CREATIVE THINKING

Michael Michalko

What are the mental processes, attitudes, work habits, behaviors, and beliefs that enable creative geniuses to view the same things as the rest of us, yet see something different? You Are Creative. Artists are not special, but each of us is a special kind of artist who enters the world as a creative and spontaneous thinker.

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What Does a Coffee Cup Tell you About Yourself ?

Michael Michalko

Michael Michalko is the highly-acclaimed author of Thinkertoys : A Handbook of Creative Thinking Techniques; Cracking Creativity : The Thinking Strategies of Creative Geniuses; Thinkpak : A Brainstorming Card Deck , and Creative Thinkering : Putting Your Imagination to Work.

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CHANGE THE WAY YOU LOOK AT THINGS AND THE THINGS YOU LOOK AT CHANGE

Michael Michalko

Michael Michalko’s creative thinking techniques give you the extraordinary ability to focus on information in a different way and different ways to interpret what you are focusing on. Creativity consists of seeing what no one else is seeing, to think what no one else is thinking, and doing what others had wish they had done.

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GROUP CREATIVE THINKING TECHNIQUE

Michael Michalko

Further info/Source Exercise is based on creative thinking techniques described in book of Michael Michalko “Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques” The exercise was implemented in the Training Course CREATIVE LEADERSHIP that has been funded with support from the European Commission.

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About Michael Michalko

Michael Michalko

After leaving the military, Michael facilitated CIA think tanks using his creative thinking techniques. Michael later applied these creative-thinking techniques to problems in the corporate world with outstanding successes. CEO-READ listed Thinkertoys as one of the 100 Best Business Books of all Time.

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TO GET A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE, TURN YOUR PROBLEM UPSIDE DOWN

Michael Michalko

Michael Michalko is a highly-acclaimed creativity expert and the author of Thinkertoys : A Handbook of Creative Thinking Techniques; Cracking Creativity : The Thinking Strategies of Creative Geniuses; Thinkpak : A Brainstorming Card Deck , and Creative Thinkering : Putting Your Imagination to Work.).

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SIMPLE WAYS TO INCREASE CREATIVITY IN YOUR ORGANIZATION

Michael Michalko

Creative Corner Provide a special area for people to engage in creative thinking. Stock the area with books, videos on creativity, as well as learning games and such toys as beanbags and modeling clay. Let’s Do Lunch Encourage weekly lunch-time meeting of three to five employees to engage in creative thinking.