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Thinkertoys A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques

ISBN-10: 1580087736

ISBN-13: 9781580087735

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Michael Michalko

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Book details

List price: $19.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 6/8/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Michalko leads workshops and seminars on fostering creativity, facilitates think tanks, and consults with corporations worldwide.

Preface to the New Edition
The Barking Cat (Introduction)
initiation
Original Spin
Mind Pumping
Challenges
Thinkertoys
Linear Thinkertoys
False Faces (reversal)
Slice and Dice (attribute listing)
Cherry Split (fractionation)
Think Bubbles (mind mapping)
SCAMPER (questions)
Tug-of-War (force-field analysis)
Idea Box (morphological analysis)
Idea Grid (FCB grid)
Lotus Blossom (diagramming)
Phoenix (questions)
The great Transpacific Airline and Storm Door Company (matrix)
Future Fruit (future scenarios)
Brutethink (random stimulation)
Hall of Fame (forced connection)
Circle of Opportunity (forced connection)
Ideatoons (pattern language)
Clever Trevor (talk to a stranger)
Intuitive Thinkertoys
Chilling Out (relaxation)
Blue Roses (intuition)
The Three B's (incubation)
rattlesnakes and Roses (analogies)
Stone Soup (fantasy questions)
True and False (janusian thinking)
Dreamscape (dreams)
Da Vinci's Technique (drawing)
Dali's Technique (hypnogogic imagery)
Not Kansas (imagery)
The Shadow (psychosynthesis)
The Book of the Dead (hieroglyphics)
The Spirit of Koinonia
Warming Up
Brainstorming
Orthodox Brainstorming
Raw Creativity
Endtoys
Murder Board
You Are Not a Field of Grass
Index
About the Author