Creative Intelligence: Harnessing the Power to Create, Connect, and Inspire

Creative Intelligence: Harnessing the Power to Create, Connect, and Inspire

By Bruce Nussbaum

Innovation expert Nussbaum charts the making of a new literacy, Creative Intelligence. Creative Intelligence embodies a bundle of specific literacies that increase the ability to navigate the unknown.


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Book Information

Publisher: Harper Business
Publish Date: 03/05/2013
Pages: 368
ISBN-13: 9780062088420
ISBN-10: 0062088424
Language: English

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December 13, 2013

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Entrepreneurship & Small Business, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development, Innovation & Creativity, Finance & Economics. On Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

March 07, 2013

In our final Thinker in Residence installment on Bruce Nussbaum, author of Creative Intelligence, we asked Nussbaum to give us an idea of the question that most drives him to do the work he does, and also what books have influenced his work. Read on and enjoy Nussbaum's unique perspective that applies a sharp intellect and, to my mind, a light touch on such topics as creativity, capitalism, invention, and strategy. ∗ What is the one unanswered question about business you are most interested in answering? READ FULL DESCRIPTION

March 06, 2013

Creative Intelligence competencies are designed to help you amplify your creativity. Separately and collectively, they increase your creative capacity. The model here is not the light bulb going off in the mind of a genius but the improved ability that comes with training in sports or yoga. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

March 05, 2013

Today we are introducing a new author-focused blog series called Thinker in Residence. For this series, we'll be asking some of the brightest and boldest business authors writing today to give us insight into their work. Over the course of a week, we’ll give you, our readers, a review of the book, an interview with the author, and the author's perspective on a current business challenge. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

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Offering insights from the spheres of anthropology, psychology, education, design, and business, Creative Intelligence by Bruce Nussbaum, a leading thinker, commentator, and curator on the subjects of design, creativity, and innovation, is first book to identify and explore creative intelligence as a new form of cultural literacy and as a powerful method for problem-solving, driving innovation, and sparking start-up capitalism.

Nussbaum investigates the ways in which individuals, corporations, and nations are boosting their creative intelligence -- CQ--and how that translates into their abilities to make new products and solve new problems. Ultimately, Creative Intelligence shows how to frame problems in new ways and devise solutions that are original and highly social.

Smart and eye opening, Creative Intelligence: Harnessing the Power to Create, Connect, and Inspire illustrates how to connect our creative output with a new type of economic system, Indie Capitalism, where creativity is the source of value, where entrepreneurs drive growth, and where social networks are the building blocks of the economy.

About the Author

Bruce Nussbaum, former assistant managing editor for BusinessWeek , is professor of innovation and design at Parsons School of Design and an award-winning writer.

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