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How the Paper Fish Learned to Swim: A Fable…

How the Paper Fish Learned to Swim: A Fable About Inspiring Creativity and…

by Jonathon A. Flaum

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0814408885, Hardcover)

How the Paper Fish Learned to Swim presents a fable as a springboard to unlocking creativity and innovation in the workplace In a Japanese fishing village, an origami master's creation begs to live in a real ocean. Sure she is making the wrong choice, the master releases her paper fish, and amazingly it becomes real, if only for a short time, proving that an idea cannot be truly realised until it is set free. The story is followed by an outline for a practical process for encouraging and harnessing ideas, and the book also includes questions and discussion points. As beautifully illustrated as it is gracefully told, this book is both an enveloping read and a powerful workplace tool. Key features The author is a graceful, subtle writer who brings the fable to bear on current business and management issues without beating the reader over the head WriteMind's client list includes Faith Popcorn's Brain Reserve, The University of Southern California, CJM Financial, The LSU Law Center, Euro RSCG Life, University of North Carolina Asheveille Leadership Programs, and dozens of other organisations and institutions

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:25:30 -0400)

Presents a beautiful and unique fable as a springboard to unlocking creativity and innovation in the workplace, by llustrating the point that what's created on paper, if authentic enough, can never just stay on paper - it has to go out and be tested in the real world. The story of Daishinji is followed by thought-provoking commentary that will help you tap into the true creativity of your employees, and demonstrates that great ideas outgrow their creators and take on lives of their own.… (more)

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