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Accidental genius : revolutionize your thinking through private writing

Author: Mark Levy
Publisher: San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In this new book, Mark Levy teaches us how to reliably generate genius moments, through use of a technique called "private writing."" "Private writing - based on the work of some of the world's greatest educators, scientists, authors, and business people - is a fast, simple, for-your-eyes-only method of thinking onto paper, which allows you to examine troublesome situations, and fashion solutions, in a way you  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Levy
ISBN: 1576750833 9781576750834
OCLC Number: 43952127
Description: xii, 142 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Your bankable head. Thoughts as currency --
What to think about --
pt. 2. The six secrets to private writing. Secret #1: Try easy --
Secret #2: Write fast and continuously --
Secret #3: Work against a limit --
Secret #4: Write the way you think --
Secret #5: Go with the thought --
Secret #6: Redirect your attention with focus-changers --
pt. 3. Powerful refinements. Idea as product --
Open up words --
Get unreal with reality-tweaking --
Hold a paper conversation --
Drop your mind on paper --
Embrace novelty --
Give yourself proof --
The benefit in growing tired of yourself --
The magic of exact writing --
Extract gold from a business book --
Write your way into solutions (a demo) --
You are what you focus on --
pt. 4. Bonus brain food. Bonus #1: Thought starters --
Bonus #2: Thirteen valuable writing books.
Responsibility: Mark Levy.
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This work aims to offer advice to business people on how they can use a type of private, freestyle writing as a way of enhancing their creative thinking and problem solving, and to get them more  Read more...

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