We are regularly asked to recommend our favourite books on the subjects of creativity, innovation, storytelling, and presentations … so we decided to create a book club where we could showcase our recommendations and invite your feedback. We review 1 book per month, and then feeture it here. We welcome your thoughts once you have had a chance to enjoy these books!
Let’s Get Frank: Canada’s Mad Man of Advertising Frank Palmer is a legend in the Canadian advertising world. He not only developed Palmer Jarvis, one of the country’s most acclaimed marketing communications agencies (and then became chairman and CEO of DDB Canada after selling Palmer Jarvis to the multinational ad giant), he is also credited with changing the face […]Read More
The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It For Life by Twyla Tharp “Creativity is a habit, and the best creativity is a result of good work habits.” You had me at ‘Creativity is a habit’ … This book is awesome! In it, Twyla Tharp talks about creating habits for yourself. Habits that provide the right […]Read More
The Doodle Revolution: Unlock the Power to Think Differently Visual thinking expert Sunni Brown has created The Doodle Revolution. A kick-starter guide for igniting and applying simple visual language to any challenge. The instinctive and universal act of doodling need only be unleashed in order to innovate, solve problems, and elevate cognitive performance instantly. Brown […]Read More
Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers Ready, Set … Play! Wow! There is so much talk about creativity and innovation, but how can you harness new thinking if you continue to do things the way you have always done them? Gamestorming has rewritten the script for traditional business processes. Its authors have provided […]Read More
Everyone’s An Artist (or At Least They Should Be): How Creativity Gives You the Edge in Everything You Do Ron Tite is a respected colleague, so I was incredibly curious about his book. I love Ron so I figured I would also love his book … and I do! I particularly enjoyed the insights into […]Read More
Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences … the second book from presentation superhero Nancy Duarte. It is also the second book of hers which I strongly recommend you read — immediately. I adore this book for so many reasons … here are a couple! 1. Numerous case studies There are seventeen case studies woven […]Read More
Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques Creativity expert Michael Michalko reveals life-changing tools that will help you think like a genius and create great ideas. We love the hundreds of hints, tricks, tips, tales, and puzzles that Thinkertoys has to offer…including fun and thought-provoking exercises. Read along and let us know what you think! Check […]Read More