Book Launch for The Non-Obvious Guide to Being More Creative!
Monday, September 16, 7:30pm
Pegasus Books Solano
Do you want to make greater impact with your work and be more fulfilled? Creative thinking can help you get there, and it begins with mindset. In this talk, Kathryn P. Haydon will share 10 practical, actionable ways that you can develop your creative resilience and confidence—and have fun doing it.
“Any innovation starts with taking a risk, so take a risk on this book. It will pay off in creative dividends.”
- New York Times best-selling author Daniel Pink, When, Drive, and A Whole New Mind
About the Book:
Why do some people seem more creative, and how can you be one of them?
How can you have a continuous flow of actionable new ideas at work?
What does it take to think differently when you are surrounded by people who don't?
This guidebook is filled with useful, immediately actionable advice for applying your best thinking at work. You will learn to harness your creativity so you can . . .
- Think more powerfully and originally.
- Solve problems more effectively.
- Give feedback that leads to innovation.
- Spot thinking strengths in yourself and others.
- Leverage change to your advantage.
- Turn problems into possibilities.
- Ask questions that lead to valuable solutions.
- Make meetings more productive.
- Get inspired to do your best work.
About the Author:
Innovation strategist Kathryn Haydon trains courageous leaders to harness strengths and create opportunities to stay competitive and add value in a fast-paced world.
An award-winning educator, she moved from banking into the science of creativity and founded Sparkitivity [www.sparkitivity.com]. Kathryn is the author of The Non-Obvious Guide to Being More Creative, No Matter Where You Work and co-author of Creativity for Everybody (2015). She has written and spoken widely on creative learning, engagement, and the secret strengths of outlier thinkers, including several chapters in edited volumes and over 150 articles. Her writing has appeared in Psychology Today, The Washington Post, Penguin Random House’s Brightly, and Scott Barry Kaufman’s Creativity Post.
Kathryn earned her BA at Northwestern University and her MS in creativity and change leadership from the acclaimed International Center for Studies in Creativity at SUNY, Buffalo.