Great TED Talks: Creativity

An unofficial guide with words of wisdom from 100 TED speakers

Great TED Talks: Creativity
Format: Paperback / softback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781911622604
Publisher: Portico
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This unofficial compilation reviews the 100 best TED talks about creativity from great minds worldwide.

With quirky graphics and memorable quotes, Great TED Talks: Creativity will inspire your thinking, open your mind to new perspectives and ignite your passion for creativity.

Learn how to keep your focus from masters such as Google engineer Matt Cutts and advertising legend Rory Sutherland. Be open to new ways of thinking, and discover what author Elizabeth Gilbert and musician Sting do when they have a creative block. Find inspiration in unusual places, and learn how to get 'Aha!' moments with Blue Man Group cofounder Matt Goldman. Encounter new ways to work with others, including entrepreneur Chip Conley’s tips on bridging the generation gap within your team and artist Marina Abramović’s advice on collaborating with your audience.

There are thousands of TED talks to navigate—this book curates the most inspiring and provides a commentary on the top 100 ways to boost your inventiveness, find new avenues to explore, and overcome creative blocks to unleash your full potential.

The author

Tom May has spent 25 years writing about the creative process, including five years as associate editor of the award-winning design resource Creative Bloq.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781911622604
Illustrations: 100 photographs
Size: 5.945 in x 7.913 in / 151 mm x 201 mm