How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci
Seven Steps to Genius Every Day
By Michael J. Gelb
Dell Publishing Company, Paperback, 9780440508274, 336pp.
Publication Date: February 7, 2000
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Acclaimed author Michael J. Gelb, who has helped thousands of people expand their minds to accomplish more than they ever thought possible, shows you how. Drawing on Da Vinci's notebooks, inventions, and legendary works of art, Gelb introduces Seven Da Vincian Principles the essential elements of genius from "curiosita, " the insatiably curious approach to life to "connessione, " the appreciation for the interconnectedness of all things. With Da Vinci as your inspiration, you will discover an exhilarating new way of thinking. And step-by-step, through exercises and provocative lessons, you will harness the power and awesome wonder of your own genius, mastering such life-changing abilities as:
Enjoying the world around you
Goal setting and life balance
Harmonizing body and mind
Drawing on Da Vinci's notebooks, inventions, and legendary works of art, acclaimed author Michael J. Gelb, introduces seven Da Vincian principles, the essential elements of genius, from curiosita, the insatiably curious approach to life, to connessione, the appreciation for the interconnectedness of all things. With Da Vinci as their inspiration, readers will discover an exhilarating new way of thinking.
Step-by-step, through exercises and provocative lessons, anyone can harness the power and awesome wonder of their own genius, mastering such life-changing skills as problem solving, creative thinking, self-expression, goal setting and life balance, and harmonizing body and mind.
"By capturing the very essence of DaVinci's life and genius...Michael Gelb guides us in a discovery and understanding of the boundlessness of our own full human potential."—Deepak Chopra, author of The Path to Love and Ageless Body, Timeless Mind
"A brilliant, practical guide to awakening and training our vast, unused resources of intelligence and ability."—Ted Hughes, author of Birthday Letters
"Buy it. Read it! Live it!"—Tony Buzan, author of The Book of Genius and The Mind Map Book