Summary of The Net and the Butterfly
From THE NET AND THE BUTTERFLY by Olivia Fox Cabane and Judah Pollack
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New understanding of how the brain works can help you achieve innovative thinking. Learn to switch between your task-oriented “executive network” and your intuitive, associative “default network” to generate unexpected connections. Recommending mindfulness and self-compassion, academicians Olivia Fox Cabane and Judah Pollack provide practical methods you can use to defeat self-criticism and fear of failure so that you can solve problems and ignite your creativity.
About the Authors
Olivia Fox Cabane, the best-selling author of The Charisma Myth, was director of innovative leadership at Stanford’s StartX, where Judah Pollack was also a faculty member. He lectures at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.