A Whack on the Side of the Head is a book on discovering the secrets to creativity by Roger von Oech.
Summary of the Book
A classic on building creativity, Oech’s book touches upon his methods of improving creativity and innovation. He provides a collection of provocative puzzles, anecdotes, exercises, metaphors, cartoons, questions, quotations, stories, and tips to break anyone’s mental blocks and poke their minds to force creativity out. Using witty illustrations and time tested methods, this book is sure to inspire readers everywhere to unlock their inner creativity and ultimately live life large sized.
About Roger von Oech
Roger von Oech is an American writer, conference organizer, orator, and toy-maker who is prominent for designing the Creative Whack Pack card game for stimulating creativity.
Oech has also written A Kick in the Side of the Pants: Using Your Explorer, Artist, Judge, and Warrior to Be More Creative, and Expect the Unexpected, or You Won't Find It: A Creativity Tool Based on the Ancient Wisdom of Heraclitus.