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Imagination First: Unlocking the Power of Possibility

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When imagination becomes habit, it can transform your work and your lifeThe best corporations know that innovative thinking is the only competitive advantage that cannot be outsourced. The best schools are those that create cultures of imagination. Now in paperback, Imagination First introduces a wide-variety of individuals who make a habit of imaginative thinking and crea ...more
ebook, 272 pages
Published October 13th 2009 by Jossey-Bass (first published 2009)
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In fairness, I could not bring myself to read this cover to cover. I put it on hold at the library after hearing part of an interview with one of the authors on NPR. It must have been on a local, rather than national, segment...not sure it would have made the cut otherwise. The book reads like an undergraduate research paper: more survey than independent thought. It is the kind of large-print-with-big-spacing book that makes you think it might have been a reasonably engaging PowerPoint presentat ...more
Interesting book. More theoretical than practical. If you are looking for exercises on developing your own imagination, this book won't tell you what to do. I don't know if this book is really great or just ho-hum because I have a very vivid imagination. If you feel you are imaginationally challenged, please tell me what you thought of this book. I'm curious. For more of my thoughts:
Interesting list of ways to view the world that will help spark and increase imagination. This book isn't groundbreaking, but with it's rather large print and short chapters, it's worth the quick read.
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People generally assume that differences between two parties create the problem, yet differences can also lead to a solution.
A better how-to guide. Little snippets that are handy to remember.
Pretty easy read but I am having a hard time picking it up.
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