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How to Have Great Ideas

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How to Have Great Ideas is the essential guide for students and young professionals looking to embrace creative thinking in design, advertising and communications. It provides 53 practical strategies for unlocking innovative ideas. Strategies include improvisation techniques, changing the scenery, finding hidden links, looking to nature for inspiration, combining unusual systems, challenging set boundaries and many more. Each strategy is packed with great examples of successful contemporary and historical designs – from a designer dress made out of an old typewriter to ticket machines powered by recycled bottles in China, via the reimagining of famous brand logos and mis-use of photocopiers. Packed with practical projects to kick-start inventive thought in idea-blocked moments, this book explores creative thinking across all visual arts disciplines.

How to Think about the Great Ideas

Author : Mortimer Adler
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Presents a collection of conversations exploring the key concepts, principles, and ideas of Western philosophy, addressing such topics as democracy, law, good and evil, emotion, language, and truth.

The Creative Thinking Plan

Author : Guy Claxton
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The processes involved in creative thought seem mysterious and can often elude us. Yet the ability to think creatively and productively is vital to our personal and professional lives.Creativity is a major economic force in the 21st century and an essential part of everyday life. Being smart in today's world means we have to be flexible to the circumstances in which we find ourselves. Demands upon us can change daily, our personal circumstances alter and the markets within which we operate shift. To achieve harmony, balance and success through all this constant change we need to think creatively. But how do we do this? How do we know which skills and habits will directly increase and impact on our ability to think creatively? And how can we develop and nurture them? In this comprehensive full-colour guide the authors help us to advance our skills to meet the challenges we face in our daily lives in an innovative and creative way. Learn how you can strengthen and develop the attitudes that enable creativity, break those that stifle innovation and discover the techniques you need to draw out your positive and creative side. Through practical exercises and inspiring examples you'll instil a positive mind-set that will make innovative, productive and creative thinking a way of life. Take on new challenges and projects with confidence and find out how to create a creative and stimulating environment within your workplace. This book is for anyone who wants to tap into their creativity and develop a mind-set where good ideas flow more freely in all circumstances, reaping the benefits that creative and innovative thought can offer.

The Idea Hunter

Author : Andy Boynton
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A different way of discovering and developing the best business ideas Jack Welch once said, "Someone, somewhere has a better idea." In this myth-busting book, the authors reveal that great business ideas do not spring from innate creativity, or necessarily from the brilliant minds of people. Rather, great ideas come to those who are in the habit of looking for great ideas all around them, all the time. Too often, people fall into the trap of thinking that the only worthwhile idea is a thoroughly original one. Idea Hunters know better. They understand that valuable ideas are already out there, waiting to be found - and not just in the usual places. Shows how to expand your capacity to find and develop winning business ideas Explains why ideas are a critical asset for every manager and professional, not just for those who do "creative" Reveals how to seek out and select the ideas that best serve your purposes and goals and define who you are, as a professional Offers practical tips on how to master the everyday habits of an Idea Hunter, which include cultivating great conversations The book is filled with illustrative accounts of successful Idea Hunters and stories from thriving "idea" companies. Warren Buffet, Walt Disney, Thomas Edison, Mary Kay Ash, Twitter, and Pixar Animation Studios are among the many profiled.

Great Ideas Today

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How to Take Great Trips with Your Kids

Author : Sanford Portnoy
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Practical advice for parents; includes new chapters on family resorts and single-parent travel.

Good Housekeeping

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Good Idea Now What

Author : Charles T. Lee
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Proven pathways for taking ideas to implementation We all have ideas—things we want to do or create—but only some of us will do what it takes to see those ideas come to pass. In Good Idea. Now What? readers will discover some of the essential values and principles that guide successful idea-makers, including the leveraging of mixed environments for creativity, working through resistance and setbacks, developing a practical plan for implementation that works, navigating collaborative opportunities, and communicating your idea to make it truly remarkable. Whether you're just a creative type, or the leader of an organization, you must figure out a creative process and develop an infrastructure for implementing your ideas. Good Idea. Now What? offers systematic advice for moving your ideas to execution. It will show you: The fundamental elements of a good idea Tangible pathways to follow after initial inspiration The importance of branding and its impact on ideas Practical advice for developing a loyal tribe of supporters who will take your idea to a whole new level It's not enough to be inspired. Learn how to follow through on your ideas and discover how great an impact you can have!

Casey and the Great Idea

Author : Joan Lowery Nixon
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Helping a friend in need leads to threatening phone calls for Casey.

How to Protect and Benefit from Your Ideas

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The American Phrenological Journal and Repository of Science Literature and General Intelligence

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Great Books of the Western World

Author : Robert Maynard Hutchins
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Author : Douglas Graham
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Creative Thinking For Dummies

Author : David Cox
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Creative thinking made easy Being creative can be tough - and trying to come up with greatideas under pressure can leave the great ideas under wraps!Creative Thinking For Dummies helps you apply creativethinking techniques to everything you touch, whether it's thatnovel you have inside you or the new business idea you've had thatwill make you the next hot entrepreneur ??? or anything inbetween. Creative Thinking For Dummies is a practical, hands-onguide packed with techniques and examples of different ways tothink creatively. It covers a range of techniques, includingbrainstorming, lateral thinking, mind mapping, synectics, drawingand doodling your way to great ideas, meditation and visualization,word and language games, and divergent thinking. See the world in a different way, and realise that you aresurrounded by creative inspiration Brainstorm new ideas successfully and try out some lateralthinking exercises Open your mind to a new way of thinking and nail down thosegreat ideas Discover creative thinking techniques using games, words,drawings, and storytelling Let creativity enhance all aspects of your life, whetherdeveloping your personal skills, becoming more professionallyeffective, or using creative thinking techniques to help yourchildren develop their creative minds You'll soon discover that everybody, including you, has a wealthof creative potential within—you just need to tap intoit!

Proceedings of the Convention

Author : AFL-CIO. Union Label and Service Trades Dept. Convention
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National 4 H Club News

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Secrets Successful Speakers How You Can Motivate Captivate and Persuade

Author : Lilly Walters
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Help for such areas of public speaking as finding "the seed" in every speech, conquering stage fright, customizing different talks for specific audiences, projecting a professional image, motivating and involving listeners, and dealing with the problems of hecklers, faulty equipment, and poor staging.

How to Be a Stoic

Author : Epictetus
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A selection of writings from some of the most iconic Stoics to guide and inspire a more mindful perspective How can we cope when life's events seem beyond our control? These words of consolation and inspiration from the three great Stoic philosophers - Epictetus, Seneca and Marcus Aurelius - offer ancient wisdom on how to face life's adversities and live well in the world. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives--and upended them. Now Penguin brings you a new set of the acclaimed Great Ideas, a curated library of selections from the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

The Popular Science Monthly

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What s Your Idea of a Good Time

Author : Bill Berkson
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"In or around 1977, Bernadette Mayer and Bill Berkson initiated a correspondence that eventually centered on question-and-answer exchanges usually folded inside accompanying cover letters. The candor and intensity of these epistolary interviews was sustained well into the mid 1980s. Included are intimate musings on everyday life, childhood, marriage, sex, poetry and other arts, cooking, weather, house-and-garden details, fashion, politics, philosophy, time, identity, morality, and much else besides. Although the exchanges have continued intermittently to this day, it is the bulk of that early, high-intensity phase that the present volume represents ... The title What's Your Idea of a Good Time? was the question that sparked the original project"--P. 7.