The Five Faces of Genius: Learn Be Seer Observer Alchemist Fool Sage Use These creat Thinking Styles Succe
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The Five Faces of Genius: Learn Be Seer Observer Alchemist Fool Sage Use These creat Thinking Styles Succe

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What do Mozart, da Vinci, and Jeff Bezos, founder of, have in common? They have all mastered skills of creative genius.As the world rapidly changes the face of business and traditional models become obsolete overnight, companies are no longer looking for business managers who are experts at the system. They need people who can use their creativity to con...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published March 19th 2001 by Viking Adult
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Great business book to help in business ventures and putting the right people in the right places.
Julie Cwikla
This was a fantastically researched, easy to read text. Perfect way to learn more about how we process information. Interesting ways that explain how we might capitalize on what we know, what we can create on our own, and with others with similar or different genius. A useful resource for those in leadership, educators, parents, . . . A great read and one I will refer to in the future.
The author details how to avoid "hurry scurry syndrome" where one would hurry to a conclusion or scurry to gather a team to groupthink and instead become a "business artist". A business artist will draw on one of the five facets: seer, observer, alchemist, fool, or sage for creative inspiration.
Jill Kemerer
Excellent book on helping us understand our creative strengths and how to nurture our weaker creative side. Tons of practical advice and inspiring examples of people who have excelled by being creative. Definitely a must read!
Moser-Wellman promotes her own theory of creativity and problem solving through a system of five faces. The approach is useful for making sure all elements are represented. With a team, it would help ensure a balance or mix.
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Annette is one of the world's leading experts on innovation and leadership. She helps organizations as well as individuals marshal their creative genius and unleash it at work. Annette's company, FireMark Inc, works with leaders of Fortune 1000 firms to create market breakthroughs. She has taught thousands of business people how to use her model for creative thinking and apply it to new products,...more
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