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Your Creative Brain: Seven Steps to Maximize Imagination, Productivity, and Innovation in Your Life by Shelley Carson

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Opening the Mind: Accessing the Absorb Brainset

Genius in truth means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way.

WILLIAM JAMES, 18901

So Easy a Caveman Could Do It

TWO CAVEMAN MEN have escaped a landslide and are watching from atop a safe outcropping of basalt as trees, earth, and rocks of all sizes careen down the hill beside them.

“Ugh—whew!” says Caveman #1 (translation: “Thank our lucky bright spots in the sky! We've cheated death again—let's get out of here!”).

“Ugh—wow!” Caveman #2 responds (translation: “No, wait. ...

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