9781292142234

Think Like An Innovator 76 inspiring business lessons from the world's greatest thinkers and innovators

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    9781292142234

  • ISBN10:

    1292142235

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/27/2016
  • Publisher: FT Press

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Summary

Innovation can take you from failure to success, but if you need a helping hand then Think Like An Innovator can help you.

 

With over 70 different leaders, innovators and business people, each covered in 500 words or less, you'll find out:

·    Who they are – a brief bio about the person

·    Their Challenge – the issue they faced and why it was a challenge

·    Their Innovation – the innovative solution they proposed

·    Lessons for you – insights for you on how to apply their innovation to your life

 

Split in to 8 categories, you can find inspiration from: 

Artists - e.g. David Bowie, J K Rowling, Pablo Picasso 

Business Leaders - e.g. Jeff Bezos, Levi Strauss, Sidney Bernstein

Genius' - e.g. Beethoven, Michelangelo, Shakespeare   

Inventors - e.g. Johannes Gutenberg, Louis Braille, Thomas Edison  

Mavericks - e.g. Anita Roddick, Nelson, Steve Jobs

Pioneers - e.g. Dick Fosbury, Florence Nightingale, Marconi 

Scientists - e.g. Alexander Fleming, Charles Darwin, Galilleo

Visionaries - e.g. John F Kennedy, Oprah Winfrey, Walt Disney  

 

Think Like An Innovator is full of inspiring insights to transform your working day.

Author Biography

Paul Sloane is the UK's top leadership speaker on innovation and the founder of Destination Innovation. He is the author of over 20 books on lateral thinking and innovation which have sold over 2 million copies in total.  He took a first in Engineering at Cambridge. He was a top Salesman with IBM and went on to be Managing Director at Ashton Tate and VP International for MathSoft.  He has over 25,000 followers on Twitter and is well known as a blogger, speaker and workshop leader on the topics of creativity, lateral thinking and the leadership of innovation

Table of Contents

Introduction

 

Artist

Chapter 1 - David Bowie

Chapter 2 - Freddie Mercury

Chapter 3 - Hans Christian Andersen

Chapter 4 - J K Rowling

Chapter 5 - John Lennon and Paul McCartney

Chapter 6 - Madonna

Chapter 7 - Miles Davis

Chapter 8 - Pablo Picasso

Chapter 9 - Roy Lichtenstein

Chapter 10 - Salvador Dali

Chapter 11 - Woody Allen

 

Business Leader

Chapter 12 - Akio Morita

Chapter 13 - Anne Mulcahy

Chapter 14 - Clarence Birdseye

Chapter 15 - Daniel Peter

Chapter 16 - Ingvar Kamprad

Chapter 17 - Jeff Bezos

Chapter 18 - Levi Strauss

Chapter 19 - Ray Kroc

Chapter 20 - Ricardo Semmler

Chapter 21 - Rob McEwen

Chapter 22 - Sidney Bernstein

Chapter 23 - Sir Charles Dunstone

Chapter 24 - Soichiro Honda

Chapter 25 - Zhang Ruimin

 

Genius

Chapter 26 - Beethoven

Chapter 27 - Michelangelo

Chapter 28 - Mozart

Chapter 29 - Pythagoras

Chapter 30 - William Shakespeare   

 

Inventor

Chapter 31 - Eric Migicovsky

Chapter 32 - George de Mestral

Chapter 33 - Hiram Maxim  

Chapter 34 - Johannes Gutenberg

Chapter 35 - John Harrison

Chapter 36 - John Sipe  

Chapter 37 - Jorge Odon   

Chapter 38 - Louis Braille   

Chapter 39 - Martin Cooper   

Chapter 40 - Nick D’Aloisio  

Chapter 41 - Percy Spencer   

Chapter 42- Ted Hoff

Chapter 43 - Thomas Edison  

Chapter 44 - Trevor Baylis

 

Maverick

Chapter 45 - Anita Roddick  

Chapter 46 - Don Estridge

Chapter 47 - Hannibal  

Chapter 48 - Jonathan Swift  

Chapter 49 - Nelson  

Chapter 50 - Phil Romano

Chapter 51 - Steve Jobs

 

Pioneer

Chapter 52 - Auguste Escoffier  

Chapter 53 - Dick Fosbury

Chapter 54 - Florence Nightingale

Chapter 55 - Gustave Eiffel

Chapter 56 - Hedy Lamarr

Chapter 57 - Marconi   

Chapter 58 - Muhammed Yunus

Chapter 59 - Travis Kalanick   

 

Scientist

Chapter 60 - Alexander Fleming

Chapter 61 - Alexander Graham Bell  

Chapter 62 - Archimedes

Chapter 63 - Charles Darwin  

Chapter 64 - Dmitri Mendeleev

Chapter 65 - Edward Jenner  

Chapter 66 - Edwin Land   

Chapter 67 - Galilleo

Chapter 68 - Govindappa Venkataswamy

Chapter 69 - Joseph Lister

Chapter 70 - Marie Curie   

 

Visionary

Chapter 71 - Elon Musk

Chapter 72 - John F Kennedy   

Chapter 73 - Mahatma Gandhi  

Chapter 74 - Oprah Winfrey  

Chapter 75 - Walt Disney  

Chapter 76 - Zhao Kuangyin

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