Amy E. Herman on Visual Intelligence

Amy E. Herman on Visual Intelligence

This month I’d like to draw your attention to two exciting videos by two creators I mention in my blog “Releasing Creativity.” The first is by Amy Herman, author of Visual Intelligence: Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your Life. (2016) She provides ways to improve your skills of observation. Quoting Wayne Dwyer she says, “If you […]

“Deep Work” by Cal Newport

“Deep Work” by Cal Newport

I had a relaxing interlude just after New Years and was able to take my time reading two excellent books that I wholeheartedly recommend to you. Both contribute to creative work in different, but substantial ways.   The first is called “Deep Work” by Cal Newport (Grand Central Publishing, 2016).   You engage in deep […]

“Give and Take” by Adam Grant

“Give and Take” by Adam Grant

My second recommendation is by Adam Grant, called “Give and Take,” (Viking, 2013).   The subtitle is “A Revolutionary Approach to Success,” which I think is unfortunate, because it gives the impression that this is a facile and superficial self-help book. It is anything but. Having said that, it is “a revolutionary approach to success!” […]