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Here is a list of books that are relevant to the posts in this blog.

Six Thinking Hats


The Ten Faces of Innovation: IDEO’s Strategies for Defeating the Devil’s Advocate and Driving Creativity Throughout Your Organization


Thinking Styles by professor Robert J. Sternberg


Lateral Thinking: Creativity Step by Step


Opposable Mind: Winning Through Integrative Thinking Paperback


How to Think Like Einstein


Discover Your Genius: How to Think Like History’s Ten Most Revolutionary Minds


How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day


A Whole New Mind


Thinking in Systems


Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation


The Design of Business: Why Design Thinking is the Next Competitive Advantage


The Ten Faces of Innovation: IDEO’s Strategies for Defeating the Devil’s Advocate and Driving Creativity Throughout Your Organization


Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers Paperback


The Design of Everyday Things


The Elements of User Experience: User-Centered Design for the Web and Beyond (2nd Edition)


You are Here:


The Society of Mind by Howard Minsky Marvin Minsky — one of the fathers of computer science and co-founder of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT — gives a revolutionary answer to the age-old question: “How does the mind work?”


The Social Life of Information


The Poetics of Space Paperback by Gaston Bachelard


The Oxford Companion to Philosophy


The Intuitive Mind: Profiting from the Power of Your Sixth Sense Hardcover by Eugene Sadler-Smit Eugene Sadler-Smith, a leading intuition researcher and educator in business and management, argues that human beings have one brain but two minds – analytical and intuitive. Management has overlooked the importance of intuition, and under-exploited the potential that the intuitive mind has to contribute in areas as diverse as decision making, creativity, team working, entrepreneurship, business ethics and leadership.


The Intuitive Compass: Why the Best Decisions Balance Reason and Instinct A dynamic new way to understand intuition, already implemented around the world at top companies and business schoolsNeuroscience shows that instinct has a leading role in complex decision-making, yet imaginative play is the most direct means of activating our creativity and problem-solving abilities. Based on over 20 years of Cholle’s wide-ranging professional experience and insights, The Intuitive Compass offers a fascinating new approach to innovative problem-solving, decision-making, and sustainable value creation.”


The Power of Intuition: How to Use Your Gut Feelings to Make Better Decisions at Work – by Gary Klein


Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant-in the blink of an eye-that actually aren’t as simple as they seem. Why are some people brilliant decision makers, while others are consistently inept? Why do some people follow their instincts and win, while others end up stumbling into error? How do our brains really work-in the office, in the classroom, in the kitchen, and in the bedroom? And why are the best decisions often those that are impossible to explain to others?”


Understanding and Teaching the Intuitive Mind: Student and Teacher Learning (Educational Psychology Series) – Bruce Torff (Editor), Robert J. Sternberg (Editor)


The Intuitive Edge: Understanding Intuition and Applying It to Everyday Life. by Philip Goldberg


Awakening Intuition “The Awakening Intuition guides the reader to the greater realization of his or her own intuitive powers through specific exercises, which are combined with an examination of the role of intuition in such processes as creativity and problem solving. A concise overview of the most recent research in this area completes the book.”


Heuristics and Biases: The Psychology of Intuitive Judgment – Thomas Gilovich (Editor), Dale Griffin (Editor), Daniel Kahneman (Editor)



Thought as a System – David Bohm



Strategic Intuition: The Creative Spark in Human Achievement Hardcover
by William Duggan



Intuition in Judgment and Decision Making – Henning Plessner (Editor), Cornelia Betsch (Editor), Tilmann Betsch (Editor)



Creating Minds: An Anatomy of Creativity Seen Through the Lives of Freud, Einstein, Picasso, Stravinsky, Eliot, Graham, and Ghandi
– Howard E. Gardner



The Dream Society: How the Coming Shift from Information to Imagination Will Transform Your Business -
Rolf Jensen



Invention: The Care and Feeding of Ideas
Norbert Wiener



Where Good Ideas Come From: The Seven Patterns of Innovation – Steven Johnson



Creative Intelligence: Discovering the Innovative Potential in Ourselves and Others – Alan J. Rowe


One thought on “Books

  1. Hi Daniel, This is a really great set of books, some of which are new to me and which i am going to take a look at. In terms of intuition, I feel that there are at least two forms, one closely related to feeling, and another which is the more scientific sense of the word. I have written a short blog about this here if you’re interested: http://transitionconsciousness.wordpress.com/2014/02/05/intuition-feeling-and-ethics-in-organisations/

    Many thanks for reblogging my article.

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