Creative Superpowers: Equip Yourself for the Age of Creativity

Creative Superpowers: Equip Yourself for the Age of Creativity


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We are about to enter a new Age of Creativity that will require a new set of superheroes to help the world thrive. This book will make you one of those creative superheroes by unleashing new creative superpowers to help you solve your biggest business problems, namely the powers of: Hacking – learn how becoming a hacker will help you tackle problems in different ways. Making – learn how getting your hands dirty and making things opens up new parts of the brain as well as creating happy accidents. Teaching – learn how teaching yourself and others consolidates experience in a fast-paced world. Thieving – learn how looking to what already exists helps you solve your problems. This is the Modern Skillset for Creative Problem Solving.

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ISBN-13: 9781783529032
Publisher: Unbound
Publication date: 01/07/2020
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.31(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Creative Social ( is a club for brand and creative leaders who believe creativity and innovation will lead to better business and culture. Its purpose is to accelerate creative thinking. Follow our editors at @herdmeister, @laurajaybee, @scotttheboom and @yellif. #creativesuperpowers

Table of Contents

Introduction Daniele Fiandaca, Co-founder of Utopia & Creative Social ix

Maker: Introduction Laura Jordan Bambach, Creative Partner, Mr President 3

What Makes for Great Making? Morihiro Harano 13

Maker Culture in South Africa Kerry Friend 27

Shared Noises Lucas Abela 41

How Making Maketh the Creative Lizi Hamer 53

Hacker: Introduction Daniele Fiandaca, Co-Founder of Utopia & Creative Social 67

Using Hacking to Build Better Business Annicken R. Day 77

Have You Had Your Brain Hacked Recently? Hugh Garry 91

How Hacking Helped Build One of the World's Largest Economies Ravi Deshpande 101

Teacher: Introduction Scott Morrison, Founder of the Boom! 113

Doing-by-Learning David Erixon 125

Street Wisdom: Answers Are Everywhere David Pearl 135

Learning in Reverse Nadya Powell 145

Thief: Introduction Mark Earls, Founder of Herd Consulting 159

Copy Good, Copy Bad, Copy Smarter? Are Architects Finally Learning to Copy Intelligently After 2,000 Years of Practice? Alistair Barr 169

Hats and Happiness. Mark Earls interviews Justin Smith Esq 177

Same Same But Different: How Abstraction Is the Key to Creativity Fans Yakob Rosie Yakob 185

Exercises 203

Thanks 220

Author biographies 223

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