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The historical elements of the book are well done and make for a compelling story in and of itself.
Rather than just another innovation how-to book, Michael J. Gelb engages the reader by weaving key insights about innovation into the life of Thomas Edison.
Much as electric light is based on multiple individual inventions, Edison's innovation is the culmination of multiple best practices.
Terrific price. He got a great grade in the course, so I guess the book did the job it was purchased for.Published 9 months ago by A. Brattoli
This book is for those who love to innovate, invent, and imagine whatever it is you desire. If this book does not make you better at what you do, I don't know what can. Read morePublished on August 10, 2012 by Mike
The fundamental premise of this book is that Innovation is a Science not an art form. It can be practiced and honed to a superior skill by anyone or any collaborative group. Read morePublished on April 2, 2012 by Susan M. Harris
I never received this book even though I paid for it and when I sent a note to amazon no one even called back to let me know the status, what to do, or anything. Read morePublished on November 2, 2010 by sad customer
I am not convinced that Thomas Edison would endorse all the ideas in Michael Gelb and Sarah Caldicott's book. But maybe that isn't so important. Read morePublished on May 12, 2010 by John M. Ford
I read this book after it was given out by one of the authors at a seminar that I attended. Far from a typical business book, this is a novel and searching treatment of a great... Read morePublished on November 2, 2009 by Jonathan Groner
Very good model of Thomas Edson thinking and behavior. Good insights on how to replicate some qualities of this master.Published on October 30, 2009 by Amazon Customer
Rather than just another innovation how-to book, Michael J. Gelb engages the reader by weaving key insights about innovation into the life of Thomas Edison. Read morePublished on August 28, 2009 by Samurai66