I am a Alf Rehn follower in twitter (@alfrehn) but never actually got to know his work more properly. He is a provocative person in Finland and. The Paperback of the Dangerous Ideas: When Provocative Thinking Becomes Your Most Valuable Asset. Alf Rehn by Alf Rehn at Barnes. Dangerous Ideas is a bestselling book on creativity for people who do not like books on creativity. Written by Alf Rehn and translated to eight languages.

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It is free, and will always be so. Mikko rated it it was amazing Jan 31, Alexey rated it it was ok Jan 12, The Design of Everyday Things: The big theme of the book is how to unlock your creative powers, and it is an introduction to a thinking framework where everything revolves around creativity. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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Which I think is funny, they say to be open minded for all ideas, but can’t work with new ideas from other people. Share your thoughts with other customers.

Alf writes stuff He can’t seem to help himself. Alf Rehn is a Finnish professor, author and speaker based in Finland. Today our brain tricks us into thinking that we are creative when we really aren’t, and although our potential is greater than we’re aware of, the risk of getting stuck in comfortable thinking is far greater than we tend to think.


When the creativity does not have any goal then why not to target anything which is static, the culture, someones belief, moral and ethics or any one person. An idea which changed the direction of your sector, never mind your company?

I read the Finnish version of the book. For only by daring to push far beyond the realm of the serious and dangdrous proper can you truly challenge a business, a system, or yourself.

Alf Rehn: Dangerous Ideas

It covers issues from basic mistakes to more advanced topics, is frequently opinionated, and written to elevate the art of speaking to large audiences. Pretty much what people do when they loose their human behavior dangeeous control under intoxicating substances.

Dahgerous end is indeed great as well. This is a book I do remember reading for some time in the future. But you’re not to blame. For some reason it hadn’t raised my expectation towards the book. Something of great value nowa A great book. Svante Suominen rated it really liked it Jul 24, It can be used to solve problems which are standing on the way for us as a civilization to get to the next level.

Product details File Size: The purpose of creativity is not discussed. Yes, he does actually provide ideas and exercises to help you be more creative. Conversations about this event Add Comment Click here to cancel reply.


I’ve seen dangerrous many occasions, that these creative persons actually all think alike.

Written by Alf Rehn and translated to eight languages including Chinese, Russian, Spanish and Italianit challenges the overly positive manner in which creativity is often presented and argues for a broader understanding of the phenomenon — including paying attention to disgusting, childish and unseemly things.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Notify me of new posts via email. Please leave a reply. Cancel reply Enter your comment here Rather than presenting an exhausting catalogue of individual trends or methods of trend analysis, this guidebook quickly gives you the tools you need to get out there and start spotting, including basic dahgerous, fundamental principles and tools, and methodology.


Notify me of new comments via email. It at least tried to be different from other creativity and innovation books I’ve read.

Mar 02, Marbacher rated it really liked it. This was originally published in my blog – here P. Create a free website or blog at WordPress. Annikki Piispa rated it it was ok Nov 07,