The Creative Habit - Learn it and use it for life by Twyla Tharp (published 2003 by Simon & Schuster).Book review of
Creativity comes from preparation and hard work, Twyla Tharp tells us. All of us, including those of us in the software development industry, can learn the skills needed to become more creative.
Twyla Tharp draws on her 35-year career as a dancer, choreographer, and businessperson, and tells us how we can learn to be more creative in our work.
Whether you're illustrating a blog posting, crafting a web page, designing iPhone/iPad apps, writing a sales presentation for your desktop/laptop application, or writing a news release for your latest software release, you can benefit from the advice in "The Creative Habit."
"There are no natural geniuses," Twyla tells us. "The best creativity is the result of good work habits."
This book is full of practical advice, real-world examples that translate easily into the world of application development, and hands-on exercises that nudge us to think more creatively.