A Curious Min

A Curious Mind

A Curious Mind

Academy Award–winning producer Brian Grazer and an acclaimed business journalist examine the weekly “curiosity conversations” that have inspired Grazer to create some of America's favorite and iconic movies and television shows—from 24 to A Beautiful Mind.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Brian Grazer
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2015-04-07
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9781476730752


Curious

Curious

The latest from Ian Leslie, the author of Born Liars, a Globe and Mail Top 100 Book, is a fascinating look at the human characteristic of curiosity — our extraordinary capacity to take pleasure in discovering, learning, and understanding. Curious shows how the practice of “deep curiosity” — persistent, self-reflective seeking of knowledge and insight — is key to the success of our careers, the happiness of our children, the strength of our relationships, and the progress of societies. But it also argues that it is a fragile quality, which wanes and waxes over time, and that we take it for granted at our peril. Ian Leslie proposes that the Internet is opening up a “curiosity gap,” by exacerbating the divide between those with a large cognitive appetite, and those happy knowing no more than they have to know; between the curious and the incurious. He draws on many sources and stories to illustrate his points: Benjamin Franklin at Portsmouth Harbour studying the effect of oil on choppy waters; a bored Galileo distracting himself in a Pisa cathedral by observing the swinging of a recently lit lamp; Leonardo da Vinci doodling ideas in his notebook; Google co-founder Larry Page’s thoughts on the perfect search engine; the invention of the microwave oven; the advantages of your local bookseller over Amazon’s algorithms; a reassessment of Donald Rumsfeld’s defense strategy, and many more. Rich, textured, and exciting, Curious is a new take on the most absorbing human trait of all.

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Genre : Psychology
Author : Ian Leslie
Publisher : House of Anansi
Release : 2014-07-25
Total Pages : 223 Pages
ISBN : 9781770894044


Curious George S 5 Minute Stories

Curious George S 5 Minute Stories

Presents thirteen stories featuring the ingenious little monkey that can be read aloud in under five minutes.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Margret Rey
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 2013
Total Pages : 195 Pages
ISBN : 9780544107939


The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time

A bestselling modern classic—both poignant and funny—narrated by a fifteen year old autistic savant obsessed with Sherlock Holmes, this dazzling novel weaves together an old-fashioned mystery, a contemporary coming-of-age story, and a fascinating excursion into a mind incapable of processing emotions. Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. Although gifted with a superbly logical brain, Christopher is autistic. Everyday interactions and admonishments have little meaning for him. At fifteen, Christopher’s carefully constructed world falls apart when he finds his neighbour’s dog Wellington impaled on a garden fork, and he is initially blamed for the killing. Christopher decides that he will track down the real killer, and turns to his favourite fictional character, the impeccably logical Sherlock Holmes, for inspiration. But the investigation leads him down some unexpected paths and ultimately brings him face to face with the dissolution of his parents’ marriage. As Christopher tries to deal with the crisis within his own family, the narrative draws readers into the workings of Christopher’s mind. And herein lies the key to the brilliance of Mark Haddon’s choice of narrator: The most wrenching of emotional moments are chronicled by a boy who cannot fathom emotions. The effect is dazzling, making for one of the freshest debut in years: a comedy, a tearjerker, a mystery story, a novel of exceptional literary merit that is great fun to read.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Mark Haddon
Publisher : Anchor Canada
Release : 2009-02-24
Total Pages : 240 Pages
ISBN : 9780307371560


Curious George S 3 Minute Stories

Curious George S 3 Minute Stories

There's always time for one more story with Curious George's 3-Minute Stories collection, based on the Emmy Award-winning TV show.

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Author : H. A. Rey
Publisher : HMH Books For Young Readers
Release : 2020-09-22
Total Pages : 144 Pages
ISBN : 0358354358


Film Video Finder Title Section A K

Film Video Finder Title Section A K

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Genre : Motion pictures
Author :
Publisher : Plexus Publishing (NJ)
Release : 1997
Total Pages : 2450 Pages
ISBN : UCSD:31822023995616


Creative Acts For Curious People

Creative Acts For Curious People

“A delightful, compelling book that offers a dazzling array of practical, thoughtful exercises designed to spark creativity, help solve problems, foster connection, and make our lives better.”—Gretchen Rubin, New York Times bestselling author and host of the Happier podcast In an era of ambiguous, messy problems—as well as extraordinary opportunities for positive change—it’s vital to have both an inquisitive mind and the ability to act with intention. Creative Acts for Curious People is filled with ways to build those skills with resilience, care, and confidence. At Stanford University’s world-renowned Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, aka “the d.school,” students and faculty, experts and seekers bring together diverse perspectives to tackle ambitious projects; this book contains the experiences designed to help them do it. A provocative and highly visual companion, it’s a definitive resource for people who aim to draw on their curiosity and creativity in the face of uncertainty. Teeming with ideas about discovery, learning, and leading the way through unknown creative territory, Creative Acts for Curious People includes memorable stories and more than eighty innovative exercises. Curated by executive director Sarah Stein Greenberg, after being honed in the classrooms of the d.school, these exercises originated in some of the world’s most inventive and unconventional minds, including those of d.school and IDEO founder David M. Kelley, ReadyMade magazine founder Grace Hawthorne, innovative choreographer Aleta Hayes, Google chief innovation evangelist Frederik G. Pferdt, and many more. To bring fresh approaches to any challenge–world changing or close to home–you can draw on exercises such as Expert Eyes to hone observation skills, How to Talk to Strangers to foster understanding, and Designing Tools for Teams to build creative leadership. The activities are at once lighthearted, surprising, tough, and impactful–and reveal how the hidden dynamics of design can drive more vibrant ways of making, feeling, exploring, experimenting, and collaborating at work and in life. This book will help you develop the behaviors and deepen the mindsets that can turn your curiosity into ideas, and your ideas into action.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Sarah Stein Greenberg
Publisher : Ten Speed Press
Release : 2021-09-21
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9781984858177


A Curious Mind

A Curious Mind

"Brian Grazer knows the one thing that can instantly connect you with anyone: Curiosity. A Curious mind offers a brilliantly entertaining and inspiring account of how his courage and enthusiasm for talking with complete strangers have been the secret of his success as a leading Hollywood producer."--Publisher's description.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Brian Grazer
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2016-04-26
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9781476730776


Big Ideas For Curious Minds

Big Ideas For Curious Minds

Introduces twenty-five of history's leading figures in philosophy, including Buddha, Aristotle, René Descartes, and Friedrich Nietzsche, and how their philosophical ideas continue to matter in today's world.

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Genre : Philosophers
Author : The School of Life
Publisher : School of Life
Release : 2019-09-03
Total Pages : 160 Pages
ISBN : 1999747143


The Railway Magazine

The Railway Magazine

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Genre : Railroads
Author :
Publisher :
Release : 1913
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : UOM:39015075068778