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The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment's Notice [Kindle Edition]

Todd Henry
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Book Description

Have better ideas, faster, without the stress and burnout.

It isn't enough to just do your job anymore. In order to thrive in today's marketplace, all of us, regardless of our role, have to be ready to generate brilliant ideas on demand.

Business creativity expert Todd Henry explains how to establish effective practices that unleash your creative potential. Born out of his consultancy and his popular podcast, Henry has created a practical method for discovering your personal creative rhythm. He focuses on five key elements:

*Focus: Begin with your end goal in mind. 
*Relationships: Build stimulating relationships and ideas will follow. 
*Energy: Manage it as your most valuable resource. 
*Stimuli: Structure the right inputs to maximize creative output. 
*Hours: Focus on effectiveness, not efficiency. 
This is a guide for staying inspired and experiencing greater creative productivity than you ever imagined possible.


Editorial Reviews

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"My copy of The Accidental Creative has notes and highlights throughout. Invaluable for anyone who thinks for a living."  
Seth Godin, Author of Linchpin


"Mr. Henry's prescription for maximizing productivity is sagacious, innovative, and sublimely practical. I've already incorporated into my own regime three of his notions and they are working like gangbusters. The Accidental Creative is high-octane fuel for creative productivity." 
Steven Pressfield, author of The War of Art


"Todd Henry has spent years breaking down the secrets of highly effective creatives. Read this book and prepare to ramp up your brilliance!" 
Chris Guillebeau, author of The Art of Nonconformity


"The gift of creative insight is not to be squandered! Todd Henry has assembled a guide that will enrich your creative pursuits. Don't dream without it."
- Scott Belsky, CEO of Behance, author of Making Ideas Happen

"There are two definitive versions of you with Todd's book: you before reading it, and you to the 100th power immediately after. Bottom line, The Accidental Creative offers real-world, inspirational insight on how to realize your creative best."
- riCardo Crespo, SVP/Global Creative Chief, 20th Century Fox FCP

"The Accidental Creative" is an inspiring and practical guide for staying fresh and doing brilliant work. If you regularly need great ideas, this book will help you find them."
-Tony Schwartz, Author of "Be Excellent at Anything"

About the Author

Todd Henry is the founder and CEO of Accidental Creative, a consultancy that helps organizations generate brilliant ideas. In 2006 he started The Accidental Creative, one of the top business podcasts. Henry is a sought-after speaker, consultant, and coach. Visit AccidentalCreative.com to learn more.

Product Details

  • File Size: 427 KB
  • Print Length: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Portfolio (July 7, 2011)
  • Sold by: Penguin Group (USA) LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004IYJDY8
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #51,636 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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