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Book Summary: Made to Stick – Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

“When an expert asks, ‘Will people understand my idea?’ her answer will be Yes, because she herself understands.” – Chip & Dan Heath Made to Stick explains why some ideas become popular, while others wither and die. The book “Made to Stick” lays out the most important characteristics of “stickiness”; that is, what makes ideas …

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Book Summary: Build – An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making

Build (2022) is a self-styled “mentor in a box” – an encyclopedia of business advice about everything from getting a job and managing a team to telling a story around your product and being a successful CEO. A mentor is an absolute must-have for anyone who aspires to start and run a business – but …

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Book Summary: Creativity Rules – Get Ideas Out of Your Head and into the World

Creativity can feel hard to control and difficult to summon. Maybe you never know when your creative inspiration will show up, and you spend hours in front of your desk struggling with creative blocks. As a solution, Tina Seelig explains how to turn your creative impulses into a simple, accessible set of attitudes and actions. …

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Book Summary: Brilliance by Design – Creating Learning Experiences That Connect, Inspire, and Engage

Brilliance by Design (2011) is all about creating learning experiences that bring out the brilliance in every student. Targeted at coaches, teachers, mentors, and anyone who spends time in a classroom, it provides a handy and helpful model for high-impact instructional design that will inspire and motivate learners.

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