The rise : creativity, the gift of failure, and the search for mastery / by Sarah Lewis
By: Lewis, Sarah.Publisher: London, U.K. : William Collins, 2015Description: xii, 259 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780007584710.Subject(s): Innovation | Personal development | Psychology
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|Book||Australia||209 LEW 2015 (Browse shelf)||Available||CA011238|
|Book||New Zealand||209 RIS (Browse shelf)||Available||CA007993|
THE RIDDLE: Archer's paradox -- The unfinished masterpiece -- Blankness. THE CRUCIBLE: Arctic summer: surrender -- Beauty, error, and justice -- The blind spot. THE GIFT: The iconoclast -- The deliberate amateur -- The grit of the arts -- Epilogue: The stars.
Examines failure and loss as an opportunity for unexpected innovation. Argues that humanity's greatest achievements are the result of failed attempts and discusses how many of history's greatest innovators, writers and entrepreneurs came to create their masterpieces.