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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
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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.
Item type Home library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Book Book Australia
200.4 ASH 2015 (Browse shelf) Available CA011815
Book Book New Zealand
200.4 HOW (Browse shelf) Available CA008779
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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.

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