Category Archives: Books

8 wonderfully creative adult activity books

wreck this journal

Keri Smith is the author of several books about creativity including the bestselling Wreck this Journal. This book is so successful that it now exists as an iPad app. If you google Wreck this journal, you will see the creative … Continue reading

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What is the future of value?

The Future of Value cover

Value is at the heart of Create and Connect. So if someone writes a book about the future of value, we are of course the first to want to read it. We were lucky to be able to interview Eric … Continue reading

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Top 5 creative children’s books


Today I want to share a few books I recently discovered and that my kids just adore. I want to highlight them here because they are no ordinary books but have a very creative side to it. The Fantastic Flying … Continue reading

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A handful of good books on creativity

Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques

Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques Always wanted to be the person who comes up with brilliant ideas? Thinkertoys gives you the tools and techniques to practice just that. Not a book you read from A to Z, but one you … Continue reading

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What we know limits what we can imagine

Innovation Killer

Have you ever been in a brainstorming session to come up with the next great product that puts your company on top of the list of innovative companies? How successful was that session? Why do you think that is? Cynthia … Continue reading

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Writing a book is like having a baby: Rufus is born


As you may have read over the last months, I have written a children’s story about my son Loïc (Lele) and his cuddly toy Rufus. Wonderful illustrator Dave McTaggart has given the story the images I had imagined to make … Continue reading

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It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see — Henry David Thoreau


– or, Does Seth Godin bike to work? Seth Godin, Purple Cow guru named ‘America’s greatest Marketer’ (by American Way magazine), writes a very atypical blog. He writes a post almost every day.And from reading them you can just see … Continue reading

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Blog for cause: A world without breast cancer

I am sure you know someone who has or has had cancer. Maybe that person was a family member, maybe a friend. Maybe that person is no longer with us, or maybe that person is fighting a daily, difficult battle. … Continue reading

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The future belongs to right brainers

I have recently read Dan Pink’s book, “A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future” Lawyers. Accountants. Computer programmers. That’s what our parents encouraged us to become when we grew up. But Mom and Dad were wrong. The future … Continue reading

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Introducing Rufus and Lele


You may have read that I have been working on a children’s book. It is almost ready and before I go campaigning I wanted to lift the tip of the veil and introduce you to the main characters:my son Loïc … Continue reading

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