How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci

Seven Steps to Genius Every Day

Author: Michael J. Gelb

Publisher: Dell

ISBN: 0307573524

Category: Self-Help

Page: 336

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Genius is made, not born. And human beings are gifted with an almost unlimited potential for learning and creativity. Now you can uncover your own hidden abilities, sharpen your senses, and liberate your unique intelligence—by following the example of the greatest genius of all time, Leonardo da Vinci. Acclaimed author Michael J. Gelb, who has helped thousands of people expand their minds to accomplish more than they ever thought possible, shows you how. Drawing on Da Vinci's notebooks, inventions, and legendary works of art, Gelb introduces Seven Da Vincian Principles—the essential elements of genius—from curiosità, the insatiably curious approach to life to connessione, the appreciation for the interconnectedness of all things. With Da Vinci as your inspiration, you will discover an exhilarating new way of thinking. And step-by-step, through exercises and provocative lessons, you will harness the power—and awesome wonder—of your own genius, mastering such life-changing abilities as: •Problem solving •Creative thinking •Self-expression •Enjoying the world around you •Goal setting and life balance •Harmonizing body and mind Drawing on Da Vinci's notebooks, inventions, and legendary works of art, acclaimed author Michael J. Gelb, introduces seven Da Vincian principles, the essential elements of genius, from curiosita, the insatiably curious approach to life, to connessione, the appreciation for the interconnectedness of all things. With Da Vinci as their inspiration, readers will discover an exhilarating new way of thinking. Step-by-step, through exercises and provocative lessons, anyone can harness the power and awesome wonder of their own genius, mastering such life-changing skills as problem solving, creative thinking, self-expression, goal setting and life balance, and harmonizing body and mind. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Summary: How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci

Review and Analysis of Gelb's Book

Author: BusinessNews Publishing

Publisher: Primento

ISBN: 2806233372

Category: Reference

Page: 10

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The must-read summary of Michael J. Gelb's book "How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day". This complete summary of the ideas from Michael J. Gelb's book "How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci" shows how many of the achievements of genuises such as Da Vinci were the result of practical, everyday measures and the right mindset. It looks to Da Vinci for clues and suggestions on how to creatively and productively manage change, and introduces the seven elements of genius that you can apply to your own life. Added-value of this summary: • Save time • Understand the key elements • Expand the power of your own genius To learn more, read "How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci" and follow Gelb's step-by-step lessons to add a dash of genius to your life.

Think Like Da Vinci

7 Easy Steps to Boosting Your Everyday Genius

Author: Michael Gelb

Publisher: HarperElement

ISBN: 9780007323821

Category: Creative thinking

Page: 336

View: 6365

Useful for the business market as well as those wishing to explore their power of their brain, this book shows you how to imitate Leonardo Da Vinci's thought processes and so enhance your aptitude in every area of your life.

Da Vinci Decoded

Discovering the Spiritual Secrets of Leonardo's Seven Principles

Author: Michael J. Gelb

Publisher: Delacorte Press

ISBN: 9780440335207

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

View: 7243

Author Michael Gelb ignited the current fascination with all things Da Vinci with his runaway bestseller, How to Think like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day. Just as that book showed readers how to use the seven Da Vincian principles to develop their creative potential, his new book, Da Vinci Decoded, will help you use the same principles to cultivate your spiritual potential. Wonder. Appreciation. Awareness. Wholeness…In the Western world of the fifteenth century, these personal qualities were all boldly embodied in one extraordinary man. From art to botany, anatomy to mechanics, Da Vinci was a profoundly original thinker fully in tune with the world of man and nature, and with the divine spirit that bridges the two. In this bold new guide to awakening the soul, Michael Gelb draws on Leonardo’s writings, inventions, and works of art to show how you, too, can practice the seven essential principles by which Leonardo lived and worked: Filled with practical exercises that will help you put each of the seven principles into use, a series of reflective questions designed for self-assessment, and inspirational sayings drawn from the world’s great wisdom traditions, Da Vinci Decoded offers a wide range of tools to use in your spiritual quest. Now you can let Leonardo and this book be your personal guides to creating your own personal spiritual renaissance today. From the Hardcover edition.

Think Like Da Vinci: 7 Easy Steps to Boosting Your Everyday Genius

Author: Michael Gelb

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007380615

Category: Psychology

Page: 336

View: 8571

Ebook edition, including a new introduction by the author, of this inspiring guide to developing your full potential. A perfect buy for the business market as well as those wishing to explore their power of their brain, this book shows you how to imitate Leonardo Da Vinci’s thought processes and so enhance your aptitude in every area of your life.

Die 4-Stunden-Woche

Mehr Zeit, mehr Geld, mehr Leben

Author: Timothy Ferriss

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843704457

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 666

Warum arbeiten wir uns eigentlich zu Tode? Haben wir nichts Besseres zu tun? Und ob! - sagt Timothy Ferriss. Der junge Unternehmer war lange Workaholic mit 80-Stunden-Woche. Doch dann erfand er MBA- Management by Absence- und ist seitdem freier, reicher, glücklicher. Mit viel Humor, provokanten Denkanstößen und erprobten Tipps erklärt Ferriss, wie sich die 4-Stunden-Woche bei vollem Lohnausgleich verwirklichen lässt. Der Wegweiser für eine Flucht aus dem Hamsterrad und ein Manifest für eine neue Gewichtung zwischen Leben und Arbeiten.

The Bird Is on the Wing

Aerodynamics and the Progress of the American Airplane

Author: James R. Hansen

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

ISBN: 9781585442430

Category: Science

Page: 273

View: 7258

The airplane ranks as one of history’s most ingenious and phenomenal inventions—and surely one of the most world-shaking. How ideas about its aerodynamics first came together and how the science and technology evolved to forge the airplane into the revolutionary machine it became is the epic story James R. Hansen tells in The Bird Is on the Wing. Just as the airplane is a defining technology of the twentieth century, aerodynamics has been the defining element of the airplane. Hansen provides an engaging, easily understandable introduction to the role of aerodynamics in the design of such historic American aircraft as the DC-3, X-1, and 747. Recognizing the impact individuals have had on the development of the field, he conveys not only a history of aircraft technology, but also a collective biography of the scientists, engineers, and designers who created the airplanes. From da Vinci, whose understanding of what it took to fly was three centuries too early for practical use, to the invention of the airplane by the Wright brothers, Hansen explores the technological matrix from which aeronautical engineering emerged. He skillfully guides the reader through the development of such critical aerodynamic concepts as streamlining, flutter, laminar-flow airfoils, the mythical “sound barrier,” variable-sweep wing, supersonic cruise, blended body, and much more. Hansen’s explanation of how vocabulary and specifications were developed to fill the gap between the perceptions of pilots and the system of engineers will fascinate all those interested in how human beings have used aerodynamics to move among, and even beyond, birds on the wing.

The how to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci Workbook

Your Personal Companion to How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci

Author: Michael Gelb

Publisher: Dell

ISBN: 0440508827

Category: Reference

Page: 182

View: 1834

This companion volume to the bestselling "How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci" is the perfect place to structure and motivate work, sharpen the senses, and harness the awesome power of one's own genius. Consumable

Botticelli

Author: Frank Zöllner

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 9783406591129

Category:

Page: 127

View: 5823


Das Mind-Map-Buch

Die beste Methode zur Steigerung Ihres geistigen Potenzials

Author: Tony Buzan

Publisher: MVG Verlag

ISBN: 3864155274

Category: Psychology

Page: 304

View: 9855

Mit der Mind-Map-Methode® halten Sie den Schlüssel zu einem einzigartigen Denkwerkzeug in den Händen, mit dem Sie mühelos und effizient Ihr Gedächtnis, Ihre Kreativität, Ihre Konzentration, Ihre Kommunikationsfähigkeit, Ihre allgemeine Intelligenz und Ihre mentale Schnelligkeit verbessern können. Angewandt auf jedwede Herausforderung oder Zielsetzung, werden Ihnen Mind-Maps dabei helfen, - klar, kreativ und originell zu denken, - Probleme zu lösen und fundierte Entscheidungen zu treffen, - zu planen und zu verhandeln, - Ihre Gedächtnisleistung zu maximieren, - Ihr Leben erfolgreich zu strukturieren. Ihr Gehirn ist dazu imstande, Großartiges zu leisten – lernen Sie mithilfe des Mind-Map- Buchs, Ihr Potenzial auszuschöpfen!

Brain Power

Improve Your Mind as You Age

Author: Michael J. Gelb,Kelly Howell

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 1608680746

Category: Psychology

Page: 248

View: 7439

Virtually everyone fears mental deterioration as they age. But in the past thirty years neuroscientists have discovered that the brain is actually designed to improve throughout life. How can you encourage this improvement?Brain Power shares practical, state-of-the-evidence answers in this inspiring, fun-to-read plan for action. The authors have interviewed physicians, gerontologists, and neuroscientists; studied the habits of men and women who epitomize healthy aging; and applied what they describe in their own lives. The resulting guidance; along with the accompanying downloadable Brain Sync audio program; can help you activate unused brain areas, tone mental muscles, and enliven every faculty.

Body Learning

An Introduction to the Alexander Technique

Author: Michael Gelb

Publisher: Aurum Press Limited

ISBN: 1781311978

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 192

View: 4673

DIV Body Learning has been a steady bestseller since it was first published in 1981. This new and updated edition confirms its status as the classic work on the Alexander Technique. The Alexander Technique is now recognised the world over as the most revolutionary and far-reaching method ever developed for maintaining the health and efficiency of the human body. It is not only a means of putting us in touch with our bodies, but also a way of deepening our perceptions and general well-being. Its effects on all aspects of living and learning are profound. Body Learning supplies answers to the most commonly asked questions about the Alexander Technique, provides a glossary of significant terms, and a guide to dynamic relaxation. Qualified Alexander teacher Michael Gelb provides inspiration and guidance for newcomers to the technique and conveys a full understanding of the complex mental and physical dynamics involved. Rather than a method to accumulate information or learn something specifically new, the Alexander Technique is better thought of as the art of ‘unlearning’ that which is habitual instead of natural, and in doing so, reclaiming some of our individual agency. Gelb’s book offers an unbeatable introduction to the key facets of this enduring, yet ever-developing theory. /div

Auf der Serviette erklärt

Mit ein paar Strichen schnell überzeugen statt lange präsentieren

Author: Dan Roam

Publisher: Redline Wirtschaft

ISBN: 3864146747

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 280

View: 3314

Bei vielen Geschäftsverhandlungen kommen PowerPoint-Präsentationen in epischer Länge und zahllose Dokumente zum Einsatz. Doch was ist, wenn eine wichtige Verhandlung im Restaurant, am Bahnhof oder sehr kurzfristig stattfindet, sodass keine Zeit für ausführliche Vorbereitungen bleibt? Dann müssen Ideen eben spontan auf Servietten oder auf der Rückseite einer Visitenkarte skizziert werden. Dan Roam zeigt, wie man Geschäftsideen im Kopf visualisiert, auf den Punkt bringt und freihändig Schaubilder entwirft. Und er beweist mit vielen Beispiel-Skizzen, dass – außer vielleicht der berüchtigten Steuererklärung – so ziemlich jeder Business-Fall auch auf einem Bierdeckel Platz hat.

Glücklicher

Lebensfreude, Vergnügen und Sinn finden mit dem populärsten Dozenten der Harvard University

Author: Tal Ben-Shahar

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442155859

Category:

Page: 254

View: 1368


Guerilla Marketing des 21. Jahrhunderts

Clever werben mit jedem Budget

Author: Jay Conrad Levinson

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593411695

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 439

View: 4142

Kleiner Einsatz, große Wirkung Einfallsreiche Werbeaktionen, die möglichst wenig Geld kosten - das ist der Grundgedanke des Guerilla Marketings. Der Marketing-Experte Jay C. Levinson präsentiert in diesem Standardwerk sein revolutionäres Konzept: kreative Ideen und Aktionen, die mit kleinem Mitteleinsatz große Wirkungen erzeugen. Dabei zieht er alle Register und beweist anhand vieler praktischer Beispiele, wie einfach es ist, Chancen für sich zu nutzen und das Marketing schneller, schlanker, flexibler und effektiver zu machen.