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A dynamic new way to understand intuition, already implemented around the world at top companies and business schoolsNeuroscience shows that instinct has a leading role in complex decision-making, yet imaginative play is the most direct means of activating our creativity and problem-solving abilities. Based on over 20 years of Cholle's wide-ranging professional experience ...more
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Published September 2nd 2011 by Jossey-Bass
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Tucker
The continua of "reason and instinct" and "play and results" are displayed as intersecting lines, and the reader is encouraged to place themselves somewhere in each quadrant. In common assumptions, reason is often paired with results, and instinct is often paired with play, so it's easy to think of examples of these. It's a little trickier to think of combinations of reason and play (say, a mathematician doodling in the margins before coming up with something brilliant) or instinct and results ( ...more
Wendy Gibbins-Lekkou
I agree with the theories in this book. Even if you practice these theories without being aware of them I truly find the explanation helpful so that the process of creativity can be tapped into at our will.

Of course everything is a balance but awareness is very helpful.
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