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The Imagination Gap : Stop Thinking the Way You Should and Start Making Extraordinary Things Happen.

Author/Creator:
Reich, Brian.
Publication:
Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (271 pages)
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Subjects:
Imagination.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The Imagination Gap helps leaders in every sector apply their imagination effectively to explore new, creative approaches to survive and thrive. Examples from a range of industries and settings, from Broadway to Silicon Valley, with simple steps and exercises, help you stop thinking the way you "should" and start making extraordinary things happen.
Contents:
Front Cover
The Imagination Gap
Copyright Page
Contents
About the Author
Introduction
We Aren't Shooting for the Big Stuff
Permission to Use Your Imagination
Starting Blocks
How to Read This Book
This Book Is Like My Brain
Acknowledgments
1 What Is Imagination?
A Brief History of Imagination
Imagination Is Uniquely Human
Eyes Forward
You Can't Engineer Imagination
Imagination as We Experience It
Innovation and Imagination Are Different
Why Is Imagination So Important Now?
Welcome to the Imagination Age
A Lack of Imagination Is Learned
Notes
2 The Imagination Gap
Build Scaffolding
Do You Have Sheet Music on This Stuff?
The Think System
Science without the Experimentation
Imagine Everything
Don't Decide Anything (Yet)
Have Faith in Your Imagination
Challenges to Applying Imagination
One Size Doesn't Fit All
Notes
3 The Knowledge and Leadership Crises
Seeing Around the Corner
The Value of Knowledge is Changing
Failures of Imagination
You'll Know It When You See (or Hear, or Read, or Whatever) It
Slow and Steady
Drawing on the Right Minds
Knowledge and Systems
Learn the Skills, Unlock the Potential
Sometimes Less Really Is More
Imagination and Your Daily Routine
Notes
4 Closing the Gap
Innovation Is Not Imagination
The Gap Is Real, and it's Spectacular
Applying Imagination
Seeing Around the Corner
Culture of Imagination
Be a Deviant
Thoughtless Acts
Asking Questions
Notes
5 Imagination and Language (Framing, Expectations)
Words Influence Behaviors
Moonshots
How We Should Approach Things
Write the Story
Mental Blocks
The Thinking Photographer
Overcoming Resistance
Rational Actors Are Still Just Actors
Notes.
6 Imagination and Decision-Making (Information, Experiences, Stuff)
How Decisions Really Get Made
Do Good Intentions Lead to Bad Decisions?
Curiosity May Have Killed the Cat - But It Keeps Everyone Else Alive
Do Really, Really Hard Things
Knowing Is Only Half the Battle
Be Uncomfortable
Notes
7 Imagination and Expectation (Beliefs and Behaviors)
Jew-ish
The Problem Is that We're Not Asking the Best Questions
Move Fast - Change Everything
Solving Problems Is About Causing Problems
Change Jobs as Often as Necessary
Notes
8 Imagination and Structures (Rules and Standards)
Can You Find Imagination on a Map?
Anything Less Than 100% Isn't Good Enough
Reprogramming the Operating System
Change When You Don't Expect It
The Least Funny Comedian of All Time
Notes
9 All Hands on Deck
Stop Overthinking the Way You Think Things Are Supposed to Be
The War Room Approach
Centrifugal Workforce
How Do You Hire for Imagination?
Recognizing Is Acknowledging
An Asset Is an Asset Is an Asset
Notes
10 Smart(er) Data
Imagination Fueled by Data, and Vice Versa
Data without Imagination
Imagination and the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Measuring Imagination
4FIT
Notes
11 A Different Kind of F-Word
Why Isn't Anyone Using the F-Word Anymore?
The Value of Bad Ideas
12 Big Ideas and Big Questions
After, After the Impact …
What Qualifies as a Big Idea?
Questions, Questions, Questions
Would You like to Play a Game?
Notes
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Reich, Brian The Imagination Gap
ISBN:
9781787142060
9781787142077
OCLC:
975225214