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How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day (1998)
Michael Gelb'sHow to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinciis an inspiring and inventive guide that teaches readers how to develop their full potential, using the principles of Da Vincian thought identified by the author. Beginning with a brief historical biography of Da Vinci and an overview of the astounding advances made in the arts and sciences during the Renaissance, Gelb illustrates the seven fundamental elements of Da Vinci's thought process: Questionare:A questing, insatiably curious approach to lifeDimostrazione:A commitment to test knowledge through experienceSensazione:The continual refinement of the senses, especially sight, as the means to clarify experienceSfumato:A willingness to embrace ambiguity, paradox and uncertaintyArte/Scienza:The development of the balance between science and art, logic and imagination. "Whole-brain" thinkingCorporalita:The cultivation of ambidexterity, fitness and poiseConnessione:A recognition and appreciation for the interconnectedness of all things and phenomena. "Systems" thinking. Loaded with practical exercises, quotes, sidebars, illustrations and material drawn directly from Da Vinci's personal notebooks,How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinciis both a tribute to his great achievements and a call to carry on his legacy in our everyday lives by utilizing our potential to the best of our ability.
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Melvil Decimal System (DDC)153.35 — Philosophy and Psychology Psychology Cognition And Memory Creativity And Visualization Creativity
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