The Truth About Creativity: Rules are there to be challenged

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The Truth About Creativity provides a practical and example-laden journey through creativity and its talent-releasing benefits for organisations, teams and individuals. Many of the truths are new perspectives on well-known creativity topics and will teach you how to: capture and use half-thoughts in the workplace; use alternative techniques to brainstorming; realise ideas must get complex before they get profound; succeed with a £10 budget; build momentum to take people with you; test the validity of ideas with a 5 minute business plan; recognize the customer isn’t always right – but listen to them anyway...and more.

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Everybody is creative

Through a powerful set of ‘home-truths’, you’ll discover how creativity is the key to finding new solutions and developing dynamic cultures. You’ll find out not only how to harness your own creativity, but how creativity can be used to unlock the talent in others, benefitting teams, organisations and individuals alike. Blunt honest and concise, you’ll find the truth, plain and simple.

46 proven creativity principles and techniques that work.

Simply the best thinking

THE TRUTH AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH

If this book was a cake, you'd want to gobble it down in its entirety immediately! It's deliciously excellent.

 

Camila Batmanghelidjh, Founder, Kids Company

 

 

Patrick takes a rare and wonderfully child-like delight in delving, de-bunking and divulging – and that is one of my definitions of creativity.

 

Peter Kyle, Chief Executive, The Shakespeare Globe Trust

 

 

 

About the Author:

Patrick Harris is the definitive blue-sky thinker, driven by an ultimate desire to reach practical, workable solutions. He is appreciated for his ability to inspire creativity in individuals, distil strategies into actionable plans and generate powerful momentum inside organisations.Much of his expertise and recognition emanates from his work as Director of Creaticity for the Orange Group. Working for the executive board, Patrick co-designed and managed the corporate strategic think tank that underpinned the company’s strategy during the octane-fuelled period of 1998 – 2002. After leaving Orange, he founded thoughtengine, a consultancy working in numerous sectors and focusing on creativity, strategy, brand and futures. Patrick enjoys helping people and organisations to resolve complex issues and to employ inspired strategies.

 

He is a former non-executive Director of France Telecom UK R&D and is currently a Director of Medinge, a brand think tank focusing on furthering the humanitarian efforts of brands and their organisations - http://www.medinge.org/. Patrick is recognised as an engaging and thought-provoking speaker.

 

Patrick was born in the USA and complemented his early career with ten years of competitive water skiing. He holds a BSc and an MBA (Hons), is married with two children and lives in London. He can be contacted via thoughtengine - http://www.thoughtengine.co.uk/.

 

 

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