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Breakthrough Creativity: Achieving Top Performance Using the Eight Creative Talents

Breakthrough Creativity: Achieving Top Performance Using the Eight Creative Talents

by Lynne C. Leveque

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Overview

Howard Gardner's classic book Multiple Intelligences exploded the myth that intelligence can be measured along a single dimension. Now Lynne Levesque shows that creativity, like intelligences, exists in a variety of forms, and demonstrates that high-performance organizations need to make use of creativity in all its dimensions. It takes more than just "thinking outside the box" to build a flexible, adaptive organization that will survive competitive battles, grow and prosper, and provide the environment that attracts and keeps the best talent. On the basis of her research in personality, innovation and creativity, as well as her experience helping top executives achieve their full potential, Levesque describes eight distinct creative talents. People of each talent have a unique way of looking at challenges, collecting data and generating creative solutions. Breakthrough Creativity describes in individual chapters how each talent works, how each contributes to the creative process and how each can improve decision making, team building and strategic planning and thinking. Breakthrough Creativity brings to life the stories and rich experiences of working individuals around the world to help readers discover their own creative talents and use them to further their professional and personal lives.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780891062684
Publisher: Quercus
Publication date: 10/31/2011
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Lynne C. Levesque, Ed.D. is an international consultant, trainer, and author. Combining over 20 years of business experience with extensive academic research and study in creativity, organization development, and personality type theory, she advises her clients on ways to manage change and build more agile, innovative organizations.

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