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Where do good ideas come from and how can I get some?
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59 Seconds
Richard Wiseman

59 seconds (2010) lays out some handy tips and insights backed by scientific research. Apply them today, and experience the change you want in your life.

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Pagan Kennedy

Inventology (2016) shows us how the world’s brightest minds identify problems and come up with brilliant solutions. Find out how you need to think in order to discern future trends and create the next great invention!

Who Built That
Michelle Malkin

Who Built That (2015) tells the stories of America’s most fascinating inventors from the last 150 years. These blinks reveal how these tinkerpreneurs, against all the odds, achieved commercial success with their revolutionary inventions.

The Eureka Factor
John Kounios & Mark Beeman

The Eureka Factor (2015) looks at the remarkable phenomena of insights and creativity, and how the two are intertwined. By laying out the latest scientific research, it sheds light on how insights work, including what supports and hinders them. In addition, it provides ...

How We Got to Now
Steven Johnson

How We Got to Now reveals many of the hidden connections between innovations we take for granted in our modern world. It shows how innovations can have unexpected applications, and that the consequences of an innovation are almost impossible to predict. Ultimately, it i...

The Myths of Creativity
David Burkus

The Myths of Creativity debunks our common misconceptions of how creativity works. It provides practical insight and valuable advice on how to generate new ideas and let them flourish, and it gives real-world examples from history and recent well-known creatives.

The Geography of Genius
Eric Weiner

The Geography of Genius (2016) takes you on a journey around the world to places that have been at the epicenter of golden ages of creativity. You’ll discover what made these places so rich in human genius.

Powers of Two
Joshua Wolf Shenk

Despite the myth of the “lone genius,” behind every creative type there is often a creative partner. Powers of Two explores the idea of the creative pair, examining the relationship of creativity and the brain, while drawing heavily on examples of celebrated creative du...

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Creativity (1996) is an exploration of how creative people produce groundbreaking ideas. It unpacks the commonalities between creatives and their backgrounds, and explains exactly what it is that makes a creative person able to give birth to unique concepts.

Where Good Ideas Come From
Steven Johnson

Where Good Ideas Come From examines the evolution of life on Earth and the history of science. This New York Times bestseller highlights many parallels between the two, ranging from carbon atoms forming the very first building blocks of life to cities and the W...

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