How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci by Michael J. Gelb
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Genius is made, not born. And human beings are gifted with an almost unlimited potential for learning and creativity. Now you can uncover your own hidden abilities, sharpen your senses, and liberate your unique intelligence—by following the example of the greatest genius of all time, Leonardo da Vinci.

Acclaimed author Michael J. Gelb, who has helped thousands of people expand their minds to accomplish more than they ever thought possible, shows you how. Drawing on Da Vinci's notebooks, inventions, and legendary works of art, Gelb introduces Seven Da Vincian Principles—the essential elements of genius—from curiosità, the insatiably curious approach to life to connessione, the appreciation for the interconnectedness of all things. With Da Vinci as your inspiration, you will discover an exhilarating new way of thinking. And step-by-step, through exercises and provocative lessons, you will harness the power—and awesome wonder—of your own genius, mastering such life-changing abilities as:

•Problem solving
•Creative thinking
•Self-expression
•Enjoying the world around you
•Goal setting and life balance
•Harmonizing body and mind

Drawing on Da Vinci's notebooks, inventions, and legendary works of art, acclaimed author Michael J. Gelb, introduces seven Da Vincian principles, the essential elements of genius, from curiosita, the insatiably curious approach to life, to connessione, the appreciation for the interconnectedness of all things. With Da Vinci as their inspiration, readers will discover an exhilarating new way of thinking.

Step-by-step, through exercises and provocative lessons, anyone can harness the power and awesome wonder of their own genius, mastering such life-changing skills as problem solving, creative thinking, self-expression, goal setting and life balance, and harmonizing body and mind.


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About Michael J. Gelb

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Michael J. Gelb, a renowned innovator in the field of creative thinking and leadership development, is the bestselling author of "How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci, Body Learning, Samurai Chess" and "Present Yourself!" Since 1978 Michael Gelb has conducted seminars around the world for companies such as BP, IBM, DuPont, KPMG, and YPO. He lives in Edgewater, New Jersey.
 
Published January 1, 2000 by Recorded Books. 336 pages
Genres: Self Help, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Science & Math, Education & Reference, Business & Economics, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Founder and president of the High Performance Learning Center, Gelb, in seminars and workshops and now in this book, offers the Seven Da Vincian Principles for learning how to approach life like a

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"You were born with the potential for genius," Gelb reassures readers at the beginning of his latest self-improvement guide.

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Founder and president of the High Performance Learning Center, Gelb, in seminars and workshops and now in this book, offers the Seven Da Vincian Principles for learning how to approach life like a

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