Zig Zag by Keith Sawyer
The Surprising Path to Greater Creativity

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A science-backed method to maximize creative potential in any sphere of life

With 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 anyone's creative potential. Sawyer reveals the surprising secrets of highly creative people (such as learning to ask better questions when faced with a problem), demonstrates how to come up with better ideas, and explains how to carry those ideas to fruition most effectively.

This science-backed, step-by step method can maximize our creative potential in any sphere of life.Offers a proven method for developing new ideas and creative problem-solving no matter what your profession Includes an eight-step method, 30 practices, and more than 100 techniques that can be launched at any point in a creative journeyPsychologist, jazz pianist, and author Keith Sawyer studied with world-famous creativity expert Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Sawyer's book offers a wealth of easy to apply strategies and ideas for anyone who wants to tap into their creative power.


About Keith Sawyer

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KEITH SAWYER, Ph.D., (St. Louis, MO) is professor of psychology, education, and business at Washington University in St. Louis. After receiving a degree in computer science from MIT, Sawyer began his doctoral work in psychology, where he studied with world-famous creativity expert Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. Since receiving his Ph.D. in 1994 Sawyer has dedicated his career to research on creativity. He has been a jazz pianist for over 20 years, and spent several years playing piano with Chicago improv theater groups. He has published widely on collaboration and creativity, including over 70 scientific articles, several professional books, and Group Genius (Basic Books, 2007), which received widespread acclaim and won awards from Library Journal and (800) CEO-READ.
Published February 13, 2013 by Jossey-Bass. 288 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help. Non-fiction
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Huffington Post

Now the design has been unveiled, and Apple has only come up with superficial, cosmetic changes, and that means Windows 8 and Windows Mobile will be far ahead for at least a couple of more years.

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American Diplomacy

Creative activities require problem solving and decision making throughout the process, and each one of these decision points involves a small amount of creative inspiration;

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