Discover Your Genius

How to Think Like History's Ten Most Revolutionary Minds

By J. Gelb Michael; Martin Kemp (Foreword by); Norma Miller (Illustrator)
(Quill, Paperback, 9780060937904, 384pp.)

Publication Date: January 2003

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Unleash your creative potential.

Michael J. Gelb, bestselling author of How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci, draws upon history's most revolutionary minds to help you unleash your own creativity. With fascinating biographies of all ten geniuses, personal self-assessments, and practical exercises, this book is the key to unlocking the genius inside you

Plato -- Deepening your love of wisdom

Filippo Brunelleschi -- Expanding your perspective

Christopher Columbus -- Strengthening your vision, optimism, and courage

Nicolaus Copernicus -- Reorganizing your vision of the world

Queen Elizabeth I -- Wielding your power with balance and effectiveness

William Shakespeare -- Cultivating your emotional intelligence

Thomas Jefferson -- Celebrating your freedom in the pursuit of happiness

Charles Darwin -- Developing your powers of observation and cultivating an open mind

Mahatma Gandhi -- Applying the principles of spiritual genius to harmonize spirit, mind, and body

Albert Einstein -- Unleashing your imagination and "combinatory play"

About the Author

"Spectacular Bodies" is curated by Martin Kemp, Professor of the History of Art at Oxford University, and Marina Wallace, Senior Lecturer, School of Graphic and Industrial Design at Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design, London.

Norma Miller wasformerly a lecturer in Classics at Royal Holloway College, London.
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