Creative Confidence – Unleashing the Creative Potential Within us all, by Tom and David Kelley
This book by the founders of the renown design firm IDEO and founder of the Design School at Stanford, share their design thinking principles, practices, and mindsets that lead to individual as well as organizational creativity and innovation.
Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention
by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. The author’s fascinating research dissects what it is to be in the state of “flow”, as when an athlete is “playing unconscious,” and how to access that state on purpose.
Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life
By Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. What makes a good life? Is it money? An important job? Leisure time? Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi believes our obsessive focus on such measures has led us astray. Work fills our days with anxiety and pressure, so that during our free time, we tend to live in boredom, watching TV or absorbed by our phones.