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    • How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Everyday February 8, 2011
    • About Michael J. Gelb Michael J. Gelb, is a pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, accelerated learning, and innovative leadership. He is the author of 12 books on creativity and innovation including the international best seller How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day . (1998) How to Think Like Leonardo has been translated into 25 languages and has appeared on the Washington Post , Amazon.com , and the New York Times best seller lists. In 1999, Michael Gelb won the Brain Trust Charity’s “Brain of the Year” award (others honorees include Prof. Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates, Garry Kasparov and Gene Rodenberry). In 2003, Michael was awarded a Batten Fellowship by the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business. Michael co-directs the acclaimed Leading Innovation Seminar at Darden with Professor James Clawson. Michael Gelb also serves as the Director of Creativity and Innovation Leadership for the Conscious Capitalism Institute . Gelb brings more than 30 years of experience as a professional speaker, seminar leader and organizational consultant. A former professional juggler who once performed with the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan, Gelb introduced the idea of teaching juggling as a means to promote accelerated learning and team-building. And he has work with a diverse clientele including DuPont, Merck, Microsoft, Nike, Raytheon and YPO.
    • Curiosita – An insatiably curious approach to life and an unrelenting quest for continuous learning.
    • Dimostrazione – A commitment to test knowledge through experience, persistence, and a willingness to learn from mistakes.
    • Sensazione – The continual refinement of the senses, especially sight, as the means to enliven experience.
    • Sfumato - (literally “Going Up in Smoke”) A willingness to embrace ambiguity, paradox, and uncertainty.
    • Arte/Scienza – The development of the balance between science and art, logic and imagination. “Whole-brain” thinking.
    • Corporalita – The cultivation of grace, ambidexterity, fitness, and poise.
    • Connessione – A recognition of and appreciation for the interconnectedness of all things and phenomena. Systems thinking.
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