Re Most of the things he talked about was unrealistic The real life examples of creators using the steps was actually the most interesting part of the "book other than that it was just the author giving his own perspective and ideas on being "other than that it was just the author giving his own perspective and ideas on being
lot of exercises applied only to business professionals which was pretty annoying when trying to base college class exercises off the book Also at some points the author definitely had a sexist attitude Not appreciatedOverall I did not enjoy this book and would definitely not base my creative life around its ideas It truly is a lifestyle and not one I would want to try I could see how the ideas might be helpful for some people but only a specific type of person Let s learn a little about creativityShouldn t we all learn about thisCreativity is seen as some sort of gene that ou either have or don t haveMaybe not author Robert Keither Sawyer says It s a muscle and everybody has it but some are exercised than others TakeawayLet s exercise our muscle Ask uestions Stretch and sueeze ideas State of flow Seek knowledge Look with fresh eyes Watch for serendipity Play in daily life Ideate Ideas ideas ideascatch them Fuse Cook on alla lot of
the burners Remote associations Choose Look past the good Tinker MakeOh there s lot.burners Remote associations Choose Look past the good Tinker MakeOh there s lot. problem solving no matter what our profession Includes an eight step method 30 practices and than 100 techniues that can be launched at any point in a creative journeyPsychologist jazz pianist and author Keith Sawyer studied with world famous creativity expert Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiSawyer's book offers a wealth of easy to apply strategies and ideas for anyone who wants to tap into their creative power. Ass that I was not taking and it interested me so I got it from the library It s a great book for creativity beginners The type of book ou need to keep on our
desk and browse through it from time to time for some ideas of exercises that can boostand browse through it from time to time for some ideas of exercises that can boost creativityWhat I liked the most is that it states that creativity is not a moment in time it s a way of life I read this at the same time I was reading Creative Confidence by Tom and Dave Kelley My brain is on fire now in a good wayKeith Sawyer is a scholar who lives and breathes creativity but he wrote an accessible guide to bringing out the potential everyone has to solve delicious problemsI m the creative one at work but as Sawyer points out that s not true at all Anyone can be that person and as his previous book Group Genius makes clear brilliance comes in groups With his two tomes the world now has the cookbook for creativityI almost took a star off for some of Sawyer s corny jokes but he s a professor I knew I had to keep the 5 when the final words of his conclusion made me mistyI heart ou R Keith Sawyer Gotta go Time to go get all creative on the world now Rating 2 starsThis was not a great book The author basically gave 8 steps to leading a creative life along with tons of sub steps to getting the. Ne's creative potential Sawyer reveals the surprising secrets of highly creative people such as learning to ask better uestions when faced with a problem demonstrates how to come up with better ideas and explains how to carry those ideas to fruition most effectivelyThis science backed step by step method can maximize our creative potential in any sphere of lifeOffers a proven method for developing new ideas and.
REVIEW ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Robert Keith Sawyer8 stepsfuseasklearnplaymakelookthinkchoose I was less surprised than the title implied I d be Some good insights and suggestions on how to actively become creative Lots of exercises Very action oriented You ll want to keep it around to flip through from time to time Pretty easy instructional on how to look at things None of the information was particularly nuanced but the how tos and case studies on just "What Zig Zagging Means In A Creative Context Were Helpful "zig zagging means in a creative context were helpful Insectissimo! you re stuck inour writing or art making read this bookThis is a book about the specific steps in the process this bookThis is a book about the specific steps in the process creativity
There are numerous scientific studies in each chapter What I love is howare numerous scientific studies in each chapter What I love is how author understands that there isn t a specific formula of which order Fields of Fire (Frontlines, you do the steps in A lot of timesou ll go back and forth between drafting and brainstorming but it s different for each personSo he goes deep into what each step is Ask look think and fuse are a few of the steps It gives examples of how Redeemed (The MacKays you can do better at each step of the process and it allowsou to go out of order if ou wish I ended up skimming some of the book but I read something from each chapter and it was really good and I highly recommend itThis was a book in my college campus bookstore reuired for a business cl. A science backed method to maximize creative potential in any sphere of lifeWith the prevalence of computer technology and outsourcing new jobs and fulfilling lives will rely heavily on creativity and innovation Keith Sawyer draws from his expansive research of the creative journey exceptional creators creative abilities and world changing innovations to create an accessible eight step program to increasing anyo. .