How To Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps To Genius Every Day is a book on how to tap into your inner potential to be a genius by following the example of Leonardo Da Vinci, one of history’s greatest geniuses.
The book aims to teach reader how to sharpen their senses and enhance their innate skills until they are the best possible version of themselves. It proposes that all human beings are blessed with an unlimited ability to learn and be creative, so the only thing separating geniuses from non-geniuses is that geniuses worked at identifying and enhancing their abilities. The book draws on the works of art, notebooks, and inventions of the legendary Da Vinci.
In this book, seven principle of genius, inspired by Leonardo Da Vinci, are introduced to the reader. They are questionare, a curious approach to life, dimostrazione, using experience to test knowledge, sensazione, refining the senses, primarily sight, to clarify experience, sfumato, embracing paradox, ambiguity, and uncertainty, arte/scienza, finding a balance between art and science, logic and imagination, corporalita, fitness, ambidexterity, and poise, connessione, an appreciation for the interconnectedness of all phenomena. Understanding these seven principles, the book says, will help the readers discover a new and exciting way of thinking. It contains lessons, illustrations, quotes, sidebars, and exercises that teach in a step-by-step manner how to master life-altering abilities like life balance and goal setting, creative thinking, enjoying the world around you, self-expression, problem solving, and harmonising the body and mind.
How To Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps To Genius Every Day was published by RHUS in 2000. This reissue edition is available in paperback.
- The book is an international bestseller.
- It has appeared on the Amazon.com, Washington Post, and the New York Times bestseller lists and has been translated into 25 languages.