The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment’s Notice

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Portfolio #ad - The moment you exchange your creative efforts for money, you enter a world where you will have to be brilliant at a moment's notice. In order to thrive in today's marketplace, regardless of our role, all of us, have to be ready to generate brilliant ideas on demand. You go to work each day tasked with 1 inventing brilliant solutions that 2 meet specific objectives by 3 defined deadlines.

If you do this successfully you get to keep your job. Used book in Good Condition. The accidental Creative teaches effective practices that support your creative process. You'll discover how to:  - Focus in on your most critical work and reclaim your attention. Develop stimulating relationships that will lead to creative insights.

The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment's Notice #ad - Effectively manage your energy so that you are always ready to engage. Curate stimuli that help you stay mentally focused. Leverage your hours wisely and effectively to eliminate creativity drains. The accidental creative is your guide to staying fresh and doing your best work each day. If you don't, you get to work on your resume.

No pressure, right?" It isn't enough to just do your job anymore.

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Herding Tigers: Be the Leader That Creative People Need

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Portfolio #ad - A practical handbook for every manager charged with leading teams to creative brilliance, from the author of The Accidental Creative and Die Empty. Doing the work and leading the work are very different things. You're juggling expectations from your manager, who wants consistent, predictable output from an inherently unpredictable creative process.

And you're managing the pushback from your team of brilliant, headstrong, and possibly overqualified creatives. Leading talented, creative people requires a different skill set than the one many management books offer. And learn how to fight to protect the time, energy, and resources they need to do their best work.

Herding Tigers: Be the Leader That Creative People Need #ad - Full of stories and practical advice, herding Tigers will give you the confidence and the skills to foster an environment where clients, management, and employees have a product they can be proud of and a process that works. Learn to lead by influence instead of control. Discover how to create a stable culture that empowers your team to take bold creative risks.

As a consultant to creative companies, todd henry knows firsthand what prevents creative leaders from guiding their teams to success, and in Herding Tigers he provides a bold new blueprint to help you be the leader your team needs. When you make the transition from maker to manager, you give ownership of projects to your team even though you could do them yourself better and faster.

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Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day

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Portfolio #ad - Don't go to your grave with your best work inside of you. Used book in Good Condition. Choose to die empty. Most of us live with the stubborn idea that we'll always have tomorrow to do our most important and valuable work. Todd henry explains the forces that keep us in stagnation, and introduces a process for instilling consistent practices into your life that will keep you on a true and steady course.

But by the end of each day we're often left asking ourselves "did the work I do today really matter?" We feel the ticking of the clock, but we're stuck in first gear, unsure of the path forward and without a road map to guide us. Henry shows how to cultivate the mindset and the methods you need to sustain your enthusiasm, push through mental barriers, and unleash your best work each day.

Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day #ad - We fill our days with frantic activity, bouncing from task to task, scrambling to make deadlines and chase the next promotion. Embrace the importance of now, fear, and refuse to allow the lull of comfort, familiarity, and ego to prevent you from taking action on your ambitions. The cost of inaction is vast.

. Sure to bring a newfound clarity and a sense of urgency to how you approach your work every day, Die Empty will help you reach for and achieve your goals.

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Louder than Words: Harness the Power of Your Authentic Voice

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Portfolio #ad - The result not only be more impact, but also greater personal satisfaction with your work. Louder than words offers specific strategies and tactics for uncovering, and bravely using your authentic voice to create a body of work you are proud of, developing, that resonates deeply with others, and that ultimately impacts the world.

Used book in Good Condition. Portfolio. If you want to succeed - and thrive - you have to do work that sets you apart. But how do you do work that is truly remarkable? How do you begin to make your unique mark? You have to find your "sweet spot", or the place where you will be most effective. The key to doing so is to harness the power of your authentic voice.

Louder than Words: Harness the Power of Your Authentic Voice #ad - . Whether you're an entrepreneur, a designer, a writer, you have to understand what makes you unique, or a manager building a brand, and make bold decisions that put you in your sweet spot of effectiveness. ". One of the best guides to living a meaningful life I have ever read. Tom rath, author of StrengthsFinder 2.

0 and are you fully charged? the next step in personal effectiveness by Todd Henry, the acclaimed author of The Accidental Creative and Die Empty.

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Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day

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Portfolio #ad - Portfolio. Used book in Good Condition. One of the best books of the year. Passionate, practical and powerful, Todd will help you do more and do it better, starting right now. Seth godin, bouncing from task to task, author of The Icarus DeceptionMost of us fill our days with frantic activity, scrambling to make deadlines and chase the next promotion.

Todd henry explains the forces that lead to stagnation and introduces practices that will keep you on a true and steady course. The key is embracing the idea that time is finite, so you should focus on the unique contribution to the world that only you can make. But by the end of each day we're often left wondering if any of it really mattered.

Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day #ad - . Henry shows how to sustain your enthusiasm, push through mental barriers, and unleash your best work each day. We feel the ticking of the clock, but we're unsure of the path forward. Die empty is a tool for people who aren't willing to put off their most important work for another day. Portfolio.

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Event Planning: The Ultimate Guide To Successful Meetings, Corporate Events, Fundraising Galas, Conferences, Conventions, Incentives and Other Special Events

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Wiley #ad - Judy allen toronto, on, canada is founder and President of Judy Allen Productions, a full-service event planning production company. This handy, comprehensive guide includes forms, and tips for managing events, checklists, as well as examples and case studies of both successful and unsuccessful events.

This bestselling all-in-one guide to the event planning business is back and better than ever, fully updated and revised to reflect the very latest trends and best practices in the industry. John Wiley Sons. Used book in Good Condition. Portfolio. Portfolio.

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Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques 2nd Edition

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Ten Speed Press #ad - Michalko’s techniques show you how to look at the same information as everyone else and see something different. Used book in Good Condition. Portfolio. From the linear to the intuitive, this comprehensive handbook details ingenious creative-thinking techniques for approaching problems in unconventional ways.

Through fun and thought-provoking exercises, you’ll learn how to create original ideas that will improve your personal life and your business life. Thinkertoys A Handbook of Creative Thinking Techniques. But how can you be the person who comes up with those ideas? In this revised and expanded edition of his groundbreaking Thinkertoys, creativity expert Michael Michalko reveals life-changing tools that will help you think like a genius.

Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques 2nd Edition #ad - Portfolio. Rethink the way you Think In hindsight, every great idea seems obvious. With hundreds of hints, and puzzles, tips, tales, tricks, Thinkertoys will open your mind to a world of innovative solutions to everyday and not-so-everyday problems. John Wiley Sons.

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Sorry Spock, Emotions Drive Business: Proving the Value of Creative Ideas With Science

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Morgan James Publishing #ad - Adam morgan, executive creative Director at Adobe, gives both creatives and marketers the ammo to prove the value of creativity to stakeholders. Some believe creativity adds more impact, others believe it's just window dressing. Today, creative professionals need a concrete answer to the question, more than ever, "Do creative ideas work better?" Fortunately, science has finally caught up.

Portfolio. There is an answer that isn't based on subjective case studies. Thinkertoys A Handbook of Creative Thinking Techniques. Sorry spock, emotions drive Business shows readers how they can create the ideal experiences to improve their bottom line. More than that, adam shows how emotional ideas create experiences that are more effective and reveals why creativity is actually less risky for business.

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The Business of Event Planning: Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Successful Special Events

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Wiley #ad - Portfolio. Before any thought is even given to timing or location of the event, before the menus are selected and the decor designed, there are proposals to be written, fees and contracts to be negotiated, and safety issues to be considered. Its comprehensive coverage includes: how to prepare winning proposals, and how to understand them if you are the client; how to determine management fees; negotiating contracts; safety issues; designing events in multicultural settings; and new technology that makes operations more efficient such as online registration and response management, database project management tools.

Thinkertoys A Handbook of Creative Thinking Techniques. Used book in Good Condition. Wiley. Professional event planner judy Allen offers first-time or professional event planners all the top-class advice they need to make their special events come off without a hitch. The book also includes practical tools such as sample letters of agreement, sample layouts for client proposals, forms, and checklists.

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Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and Reality

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Portfolio #ad - Belsky has spent six years studying the habits of creative people and teams that are especially productive-the ones who make their ideas happen time and time again. Portfolio. Used book in Good Condition. Wiley. Ideas for new businesses, solutions to the world's problems, and artistic breakthroughs are common, but great execution is rare.

John Wiley Sons. Portfolio. How the world's leading innovators push their ideas to fruition again and again Edison famously said that genius is 1 percent inspiration, 99 percent perspiration. After interviewing hundreds of successful creatives, such as: •generate ideas in moderation and kill ideas liberally •Prioritize through nagging •Encourage fighting within your team While many of us obsess about discovering great new ideas, he has compiled their most powerful-and often counterintuitive-practices, Belsky shows why it's better to develop the capacity to make ideas happen-a capacity that endures over time.

Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and Reality #ad - . That's why he founded Behance, a company that helps creative people and teams across industries develop these skills. According to scott belsky, the capacity to make ideas happen can be developed by anyone willing to develop their organizational habits and leadership capability. Thinkertoys A Handbook of Creative Thinking Techniques.

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Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind 99U

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Amazon Publishing #ad - Plus, a foreword from Behance founder and CEO, Scott Belsky. Used book in Good Condition. Wiley. With wisdom from 20 leading creative minds, Manage Your Day-to-Day will give you a toolkit for tackling the new challenges of a 24/7, always-on workplace. Featuring contributions from: dan ariely, erin rooney doland, scott mcdowell, lori deschene, Todd Henry, Gretchen Rubin, Cal Newport, Aaron Dignan, Christian Jarrett, Mark McGuinness, Scott Belsky, Stefan Sagmeister, Leo Babauta, Steven Pressfield, Seth Godin, Elizabeth G.

Portfolio. Start doing your best work. Are you over-extended, over-distracted, and overwhelmed? do you work at a breakneck pace all day, only to find that you haven’t accomplished the most important things on your agenda when you leave the office?The world has changed and the way we work has to change, too.

Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind 99U #ad - Portfolio. Thinkertoys A Handbook of Creative Thinking Techniques. Stop doing busywork. Amazon Publishing. John Wiley Sons. Saunders, linda stone, Tony Schwartz, Tiffany Shlain, and James Victore.

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