From the Book - With a new preface and discussion guide.
Part 1. The intersection: Chapter 1. The intersection: your best chance to innovate: monkeys and mind readers
Chapter 2: The rise of intersections: the sounds of Shakira and the emotions of Shrek
Part 2. Creating the Medici effect: Chapter 3: Break down the barriers between fields: sea urchin lollipops and Darwin's finches
Chapter 4: How to make the barriers fall: Heathrow tunnel and restaurants without food
Chapter 5: Randomly combine concepts: card games and sky rises
Chapter 6: How to find the combinations: meteorite crashes and code breakers
Chapter 7: Ignite an explosion of ideas: submarines and tubular bells
Chapter 8: How to capture the explosion: MacGyver and boiling potatoes
Part 3. Making intersectional ideas happen: Chapter 9: Execute past your failures: violence and school curricula
Chapter 10: How to succeed in the face of failure: palm pilots and counterproductive carrots
Chapter 11: Break out of your network: ants and truck drivers
Chapter 12: How to leave the network behind: penguins and meditation
Chapter 13: Take risks and overcome fear: airplanes and serial entrepreneurs
Chapter 14: How to adopt a balanced view of risk: elephants and epidemics
Chapter 15: Step into the intersection...and create the Medici effect.