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Mindfire: Big Ideas for Curious Minds

Author: Scott Berkun
Publisher: Berkun Media, 2011
July 31 2012
Private Event

About the Author - Scott Berkun is the bestselling author of Making Things Happen, The Myths of Innovation and Confessions of a Public Speaker. His work has appeared on CNBC, MSNBC, NPR and in The New York Times, Forbes, The Economist, The Washington Post, Wired, and other media. His famous lectures and popular blog can be found for free online at scottberkun.com.

About the Book - This definitive best-of collection of one of the web's best young writers is packed with provocations and entertainments, guaranteed to make you think and smile. You'll learn to find passion, think free, manage time, pay attention and more. Fast paced, inspiring and memorable, you'll find new ideas and inspirations on every page.

Essays include famous missives such as:

  • How to be a free thinker
  • The Cult of busy
  • Why smart people defend bad ideas
  • Street smarts vs. Book smarts
  • Hating vs. loving
  • Why the world is a mess
  • How to make a difference
  • How to be passionate
  • The secret motivation of death
  • Creative Thinking Hacks
  • How to detect BS
  • Why you must lead or follow

and nearly 20 more provocations that will get you motivated to create, think and enjoy your life.

Buy this Book at Politics & Prose