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How to Get Ideas Paperback – October 21, 1996

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From Scientific American

Quite simply, the best book on creativity I have ever seen.


How To Get Ideas answers the basic questions of where do ideas come from, why do some people get so many of them, and is there some secret technique to getting more of them. How To Get Ideas answers these questions and demonstrates that any reader, regardless of age or skill, employment or training, can come up with more ideas, faster and easier than ever before in his or her life. Author Jack Foster shows how to condition the mind and become "idea-prone"; how to make the child within us and our sense of humor work for us; how to develop our curiosity, visualize our goals, rethinking our thinking, combine different ideas, and overcome our fear of rejection. How To Get Ideas provides a five-step procedure for solving problems and getting ideas, a proven procedure that takes the mystery and anxiety out of the idea-generating process, a procedure that works. How To Get Ideas should be in every school, community, and corporate library across the country. How To Get Ideas is the ideal place to start for anyone seeking to make improvements in the world around them. -- Midwest Book Review

If I had money enough to buy only one book, it would be Jack Foster's How to Get Ideas. It is a quick read for a quick start, a motivator to make you more productive and more secure. This book should be re-read every four or five months as food for the rest of your life. -- Dennis F. Holt, Chairman and CEO, Western International Media

Product details

  • Item Weight : 10.4 ounces
  • Paperback : 399 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 157675006X
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1576750063
  • Product Dimensions : 5.44 x 0.65 x 8.62 inches
  • Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers; 1st Edition (October 21, 1996)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.4 out of 5 stars 50 ratings
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