Think Better

The last book from my ‘vacation reading list” is Think Better: An Innovator’s Guide to Productive Thinking by Tim Hurson. Some of you may remember a brief mention of this book in a post titled “Critical Thinking vs Creative Thinking“. This is a very interesting book full of great information….kudos go to the author for … Read more Think Better

Critical Thinking vs Creative Thinking

I just started reading “Think Better: An Innovator’s Guide to Productive Thinking” by Tim Hurson. I just started Chapter 3 and have become amazed that I hadn’t thought about the difference between Critical Thinking and Creative Thinking….even though I’ve blogged about the subject in the past (see The Problem(s) with Linear Thinking, Critical Thinking Definitions, … Read more Critical Thinking vs Creative Thinking

Jack’s Notebook

Jack’s Notebook, written by Gregg Fraley, is a business novel in the same vein as those by Patrick Lencioni and Eli Goldratt. This book uses a fictional story to relate the concepts of creativity and how to use brainstorming, lists, reframing and other methods for creative thinking. The story follows the main character named “Jack” … Read more Jack’s Notebook

The Problem(s) with Linear Thinking

Question: Want to know one of my pet peeves (hint: re-read the title of this post)? Answer: Linear Thinking (Books on Linear Thinking). What is linear thinking? A very good description can be found at this website: To continue to look at something from one point of view. To take information or observations from one … Read more The Problem(s) with Linear Thinking