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The Resource Quirky : the remarkable story of the traits, foibles, and genius of breakthrough innovators who changed the world, Melissa A. Schilling

Quirky : the remarkable story of the traits, foibles, and genius of breakthrough innovators who changed the world, Melissa A. Schilling

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Quirky : the remarkable story of the traits, foibles, and genius of breakthrough innovators who changed the world
Title
Quirky
Title remainder
the remarkable story of the traits, foibles, and genius of breakthrough innovators who changed the world
Statement of responsibility
Melissa A. Schilling
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Melissa Schilling, one of the world's leading experts on innovation, invites us into the lives of eight people--Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Elon Musk, Dean Kamen, Nikola Tesla, Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, and Steve Jobs--to identify the traits and experiences that drove them to make spectacular breakthroughs, over and over again."--Jacket flap
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schilling, Melissa A
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Inventors
  • Personality and creative ability
  • Genius
  • Inventions
  • Technological innovations
Label
Quirky : the remarkable story of the traits, foibles, and genius of breakthrough innovators who changed the world, Melissa A. Schilling
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-298) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Don't tell me it's impossible. Tell me you can't do it.": what makes some people spectacularly innovative? -- "I gang my own gait...": a sense of "separateness" -- "He's like a walking moonshot.": extreme confidence -- "Ideas came in an uninterrupted stream...": the creative mind -- "Once she had recognized a certain way as a right one, she pursued it without compromise...": a higher purpose -- "Work made the Earth a paradise for me.": driven to work -- "The sixties produced an anarchic mind-set...": opportunities and challenges of an era -- "It's not about the money. It's about the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get it...": access to resources -- "You get creative people, you bet big on them, you give them enormous leeway and support...": nurturing the potential that lies within
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
v, 316 pages, 8 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781610397926
Lccn
2017043370
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)987793508
  • (OCoLC)ocn987793508
  • 935313
Label
Quirky : the remarkable story of the traits, foibles, and genius of breakthrough innovators who changed the world, Melissa A. Schilling
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-298) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Don't tell me it's impossible. Tell me you can't do it.": what makes some people spectacularly innovative? -- "I gang my own gait...": a sense of "separateness" -- "He's like a walking moonshot.": extreme confidence -- "Ideas came in an uninterrupted stream...": the creative mind -- "Once she had recognized a certain way as a right one, she pursued it without compromise...": a higher purpose -- "Work made the Earth a paradise for me.": driven to work -- "The sixties produced an anarchic mind-set...": opportunities and challenges of an era -- "It's not about the money. It's about the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get it...": access to resources -- "You get creative people, you bet big on them, you give them enormous leeway and support...": nurturing the potential that lies within
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
v, 316 pages, 8 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781610397926
Lccn
2017043370
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)987793508
  • (OCoLC)ocn987793508
  • 935313

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