Clearing the Mind for Creativity
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Clearing the Mind for Creativity

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John Kao learned a lot about creativity and innovation during his years teaching at the Harvard Business School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab but also as a serial entrepreneur, psychiatrist, movie producer, and jazz pianist. He wrote about the topic in Jamming—The Art and Discipline of Business Creativity, a BusinessWeek bestseller that has been

Kindle Edition, 15 pages
Published (first published 2009)
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This is a short book that gives you advice on how to be more creative. He opens with a great story of an exercise he used in his classroom and the effects of it with the students. Then, he presents you with 4 more ideas that can be helpful.

Very easy to read. The writing is light and informative. Some of the ideas seem simple enough but are very helpful in clearing your mind. You can use them to aid in furthering creativity or just to clear your mind from all that was in it.
JoAnn Jordan
This is an excellent short, but I really wanted more. The author would have done well to explore his topic in more detail.

I do highly recommend this, but it is very short.
A very short read, which would make a better blog than book. I feel it ass full of good suggestions, but given the brevity, I'm glad it was a freebie.
Extremely short book - read it in about 20 minutes. The advice was good, but nothing new. I wanted and expected more.
Good creativity exercise. Very quick read and you are basically paying for a short essay. Would be a great blog post.
It was super short. It was just ok..... I don't know what I expected, but it essentially is only one tip.
Alonso Romero
Es una vacilada. Los 3 dólares peor gastados en mi vida.
Fast read but lacking in substance
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