If ever I’m feeling either physically or mentally depleted at lunchtime, I can usually guarantee that a walk round Waterstones on Gower Street will give me the necessary stimulation required to lift me.
“Do you feel inadequate, that you’re not as talented as others? Good. Feeling inadequate is a driving force to do better. The self-satisfied are not the ones producing great things. They’re sitting back feeling smug and conceited.”
This is the introduction to one of the chapters of Rod Judkins The Art of Creative Thinking, a wonderful book that seeks to inspire you to think more confidently and creatively.
Well, Rod Judkins seeks to do the same with The Art of Creative Thinking, encouraging you to ignore linear reading and dip in and dip out. For example, at the end of the aforementioned chapter, you are given this:
“More? If you liked doubt, you’ll love ignorance on p.129 Less? If you’ve had enough of self-doubt for now, try p.77″