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❰Download❯ ➽ Shortcut Author John Pollack – Alternate-universe.co A presidential speechwriter for Bill Clinton explores the hidden power of analogy to fuel thought connect ideas spark innovation and shape outcomes From the meatpacking plants that inspired Henry ForA presidential speechwriter for Bill Clinton explores the hidden power of analogy to fuel thought connect ideas spark innovation and shape outcomes From the meatpacking plants that inspired Henry Ford’s first moving assembly line to the domino theory that led America into Vietnam to the bicycle for the mind that Steve Jobs envisioned as the Macintosh computer analogies have played a dynamic role in shaping the world around us?.

??and still do todayAnalogies are far complex than their SAT stereotype and lie at the very core of human cognition and creativity Once we become aware of this we start seeing them everywhere—in ads apps political debates legal arguments logos and euphemisms to name just a few At their very best analogies inspire new ways of thinking enable invention and motivate people to action Unfortunately not every analogy that rings true.

shortcut ebok Shortcut eBook??and still do todayAnalogies are far complex than their SAT stereotype and lie at the very core of human cognition and creativity Once we become aware of this we start seeing them everywhere—in ads apps political debates legal arguments logos and euphemisms to name just a few At their very best analogies inspire new ways of thinking enable invention and motivate people to action Unfortunately not every analogy that rings true.

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  1. Joseph Serwach Joseph Serwach says:

    Shortcut PDF ½ Hardcover shortcut ebok, Shortcut eBookShortcut How Analogies Reveal Connections Spark Innovation and Sell Our Greatest Ideas by former White House speechwriter John Pollack and The Storytelling Animal How Stories Make Us Human by Jonathan Gottschall I recommend both books Pollack focuses on the most concise stories of all analogies to show how the smallest of momentary stories sparked the thoughts that invented our greatest innovations including the light bulb the assembly line and airplane won and lost court cases product launches political campaigns and even confirmation battles for the US Supreme Court Pollack argues Thomas Edison who developed the light bulb the phonograph the motion picture and the industries that sprung from them made so many firsts because of his ability to to reason from analogy drawing ins


  2. Melissa I Melissa I says:

    Shortcut PDF ½ Hardcover shortcut ebok, Shortcut eBookI absolutely LOVE books like thisreview to comeThank you to the Goodreads First Reads Program and Gotham books for allowing me to read this awesome book


  3. Laura Laura says:

    Shortcut PDF ½ Hardcover shortcut ebok, Shortcut eBookWhat qualities are essential for an inventor Edison was asked 1905Edison cited three1 Be persistent In working out an invention the most important quality is persistence Edison said Nearly every man who develops a new idea works it up to a point where it looks impossible and gets discouraged That's not the place to get discouraged That's the place to get interested In d


  4. Mario Di Maggio Mario Di Maggio says:

    Shortcut PDF ½ Hardcover shortcut ebok, Shortcut eBookI've always loved using analogies or 'illustrations' in my former religious life not only when teaching but in everyday life too So it was a pleasure discovering some of the greatest analogies on record and how many of them triggered world changing events and innovations I'm not going to list them here but I particularly loved the modern computer revolution analogies like Steve Jobs' 'bicycle of the mind' and of course Apple's 'desktop' with 'mouse' 'folders' 'scissors' 'paste' 'trash' etc a truly world changing analogy that made computers accessible to the man in the street I also came across really snappy clever phrases like 'A pun is two truths in one expression while an analogy is one truth in two expressions' and 'We shouldn't be teaching students to answer standard questions but to question standard answer


  5. Jay Jay says:

    Shortcut PDF ½ Hardcover shortcut ebok, Shortcut eBookAh analogies This is like a survey class on analogies The author describes the various uses of analogies and provides some interesting anecdotes about how analogies have been used and misused in a variety of situations This was not a how to book The author doesn’t suggest how to use analogies or answer usage questions I always wonder using analogies in sales how to or even whether to discuss where the analogy I’m presenting breaks down – it’s not covered here I was disheartened to learn that analogies are no longer tested for in college prep tests and agree with the author’s worry that not focusing on understanding the power of analogy can make for weaker thinkers The anecdotes here were well written and entertaining and made this a nice book to listen to


  6. Neal Neal says:

    Shortcut PDF ½ Hardcover shortcut ebok, Shortcut eBookWell written engagjng and thought provoking This could help a lot of people create true analogies and avoid the traps set by misleading ones I might have given it 5 stars but for the repeated short shrift given to conservative ideas He gave a few


  7. Jesse Langel Jesse Langel says:

    Shortcut PDF ½ Hardcover shortcut ebok, Shortcut eBookExcellent book This is for anybody who is interested in language history inventions speaking and humanity I've been raving to everybody about it I know a book is phenomenal when I write notes all ove


  8. Gerardo Alonso Gerardo Alonso says:

    Shortcut PDF ½ Hardcover shortcut ebok, Shortcut eBookpretty good to get a reminder about how to communicate abstract ideas to the masses Excellent for engineers poli


  9. Reed Reed says:

    Shortcut PDF ½ Hardcover shortcut ebok, Shortcut eBookA thought provoking and engaging read filled with innumerable memorable stories about how analogy can be used to understand innovate influence The author was a speechwriter for Bill Clinton I learned a ton and will intentionally use analogies even in the future


  10. Amalie Thams Amalie Thams says:

    Shortcut PDF ½ Hardcover shortcut ebok, Shortcut eBookI loved this book it added to my experience of the world around me and my understanding of language as well as mind It’s one of those books where quotes and knowledge from the book pops into your mind as you walk around your everyday life


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