How to fly a horse : the secret history of creation, invention and discovery / by Kevin Ashton
By: Ashton, Kevin.Publisher: London : William Heinemann, 2015Description: xviii, 314 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780434022915.Subject(s): Inventions | Innovation
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|Book||Australia||200.4 ASH 2015 (Browse shelf)||Available||CA011815|
|Book||New Zealand||200.4 HOW (Browse shelf)||Available||CA008779|
Creating is ordinary -- Thinking is like walking -- Expect adversity -- How we see -- Where credit is due -- Chains of consequence -- The gas in your tank -- Creating organisations -- Good-bye, genius.
Refutes the argument that genius is required for great insight and creativity. Examines the art of invention and the history of genius. Argues hard work and determination are the predominant contributing factors to success. Offers stories to illustrate how we create new things.