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How to Work Like DaVinci

In his instant self-help clas­sic, the inter­na­tion­al best sell­er How to Think Like Leonar­do da Vin­ci, Michael J. Gelb iden­ti­fied sev­en aspects of da Vin­ci’s genius that con­tem­po­rary read­ers can emu­late and apply in their own lives. Now, in Work Like da Vin­ci, Gelb adapts these prin­ci­ples to the spe­cif­ic demands of the work­place, shar­ing the inno­v­a­tive solu­tions to con­tem­po­rary cor­po­rate and career chal­lenges that have kept him in con­stant demand as a top-tier speak­er and con­sul­tant to For­tune 500 clients.

In Gel­b’s expert per­spec­tive, da Vin­ci’s genius can be dis­tilled into sev­en prin­ci­ples for the busi­ness listener:

  • Ask the right ques­tions (Curiosi­ta)
  • Put your answers to work (Dimostrazione)
  • Devel­op your busi­ness sens­es (Sen­sazione)
  • Turn uncer­tain­ty into oppor­tu­ni­ty (Sfu­ma­to)
  • Strike a prof­itable bal­ance (Arte/Scienza)
  • Inte­grate for suc­cess (Cor­po­rali­ta)
  • Make the break-through con­nec­tion (Con­nes­sione)

    These prin­ci­ples will help you tack­le such time­less busi­ness chal­lenges as: lead­er­ship; inno­va­tion; team­work; strate­gic planning;decision-making; man­ag­ing change and uncer­tain­ty; giv­ing pow­er­ful pre­sen­ta­tions; giv­ing and receiv­ing feed­back; and more.

  • I’d prob­a­bly want to start with his first book, just because I’m like that.

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    Cyn is Katie's mom, Esther's Mémé, and a Support Engineer. She lives in the Atlanta area with her life partner, Rick, and their critters. She knits, does counted-thread needlework, reads, makes music, plays TTRPGs, and spends too much time online.
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