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Michael Gelb

Michael Gelb

Michael J. Gelb
is an authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development, and the bestselling author
of 14 books. A pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, innovative leadership, and mind-body-spirit integration, Gelb is a speaker and organizational consultant.

Creativity On Demand: How to Ignite and Sustain the Fire of Genius

Jan 02 - 04 Begins in 2 weeks
with Michael Gelb

Creative energy is our ultimate resource. Throughout history, geniuses such as Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie, Nikola Tesla, and others, had an intuitive understanding of how to connect with and utilize this energy. Based on Michael Gelb’s new book, Creativity On Demand: How to Ignite and Sustain the Fire of Genius, this program guides you to access, cultivate, store, and express creative energy. Through meditation, “Qi for Creativity,” and other exercises, you can experience a dramatic empowerment.


Qigong for Health, Creativity and Empowerment

Jan 04 - 09 Begins in 2 weeks
with Michael Gelb & Roger Jahnke

“Qi cultivation strengthens your vitality, and enhanced vitality is a key to liberating creativity,” writes Michael J. Gelb in Creativity On Demand: How to Ignite and Sustain the Fire of Genius. Gelb explains, “The fire of genius isn’t just a metaphor, it is qi.” In the research for this book Gelb interviewed and studied with many of the world’s leading qigong masters including Dr. Roger Jahnke, author of The Healing Power of Qi. Jahnke writes, “The average human being has a longing to create but is not necessarily well enough, or energized enough, to fulfill it.



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