In the book, The Innovative Team: Unleashing Creative Potential for Breakthrough Results, Chris Grivas and Gerard J. Puccio show us how to create high-performing teams that can deliver innovative solutions to big challenges. The real beauty of Grivas’ and Puccio’s book is that they reinforce the message that anybody can innovate.
In Mastermind: How To Think Like Sherlock Holmes, Maria Konnikova teaches you how to apply the thinking methods and techniques of Sherlock Holmes to your everyday life. In a nutshell, Maria Konnikova puts twenty-first century neuroscience and psychology on your side. With some self-awareness and a little practice, you can sharpen our perceptions, solve difficult problems, and enhance your creative powers. By walking through the science of memory, creativity, and reasoning, and using Sherlock Holmes to bring the ideas to life, Maria Konnikova helps you master your own mind.
Whether you want to re-organize and declutter your living space or simply design a more effective home office, (or avoid costly mistakes when doing any home remodeling), Kathryn Weber can show you how, in her book, Living Space: Simple Steps to Transform Your Home [Kindle Edition]. Living Space is a DIY (Do-It-Yourself) guide to re-organizing your home in ways that support your wants and needs. Weber helps you creates better energy, the feng shui way.
Whether you want to be an entrepreneur, or just act like one, Bill Schley can show you how in his book, The Unstoppables: Tapping Your Entrepreneurial Power. This books puts lessons from the world's greatest masters on fear, risk, failure, and innovation-on-the-fly, right at your fingertips. And, you can use the six rule sets that make entrepreneurs succeed, whether you are a start-up or a big company … or a start-up within a big company.
How do you reinvent yourself and build a better brand? One of the best books I’ve read on how to go about reinventing yourself and building your brand is Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future, by Dorie Clark. With Reinventing You, Clark gives you a step-by-step guide to help you assess your unique strengths, develop a personal brand, and ensure that others recognize the powerful contribution you can make.