Show Your Work
Score: 4
From 14 Ratings

Show Your Work


  • Author : Austin Kleon
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-03-06
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780761181361


Show Your Work Book Description :

In his New York Times bestseller Steal Like an Artist, Austin Kleon showed readers how to unlock their creativity by “stealing” from the community of other movers and shakers. Now, in an even more forward-thinking and necessary book, he shows how to take that critical next step on a creative journey—getting known. Show Your Work! is about why generosity trumps genius. It’s about getting findable, about using the network instead of wasting time “networking.” It’s not self-promotion, it’s self-discovery—let others into your process, then let them steal from you. Filled with illustrations, quotes, stories, and examples, Show Your Work! offers ten transformative rules for being open, generous, brave, productive. In chapters such as You ...

Show Your Work

Show Your Work


  • Author : Jane Bozarth
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-04-22
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118864012


Show Your Work Book Description :

Organizations struggle to capture tacit knowledge. Workers struggle to find answers and information across organizational databases and boundaries and silos. New comfort with social sharing, combined with the proliferation of new social tools, offer easy, useful means of sharing not just what we do but how we get things done. For the organization this supports productivity, improves performance, encourages reflective practice, speeds communication, and helps to surface challenges, bottlenecks, and that elusive tacit knowledge. For the worker it illuminates strengths, talents, struggles, and the reality of how days are spent. For the coworker or colleague it solves a problem, saves time, or builds on existing knowledge. And for management it helps to ...

Keep Going
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Keep Going


  • Author : Austin Kleon
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-04-02
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781523507863


Keep Going Book Description :

Keep Working. Keep Playing. Keep Creating. In his previous books Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work!, both New York Times bestsellers, Austin Kleon gave readers the keys to unlock their creativity and showed them how to become known. Now he offers his most inspiring work yet, with ten simple rules for how to stay creative, focused, and true to yourself—for life. The creative life is not a linear journey to a finish line, it’s a loop—so find a daily routine, because today is the only day that matters. Disconnect from the world to connect with yourself—sometimes you just have to switch into airplane mode. Keep Going celebrates getting outdoors and taking a walk (as director Ingmar Bergman told his daughter, ”The demons hate fresh air”)...

Show Your Work
Score: 4
From 14 Ratings

Show Your Work


  • Author : Austin Kleon
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-03-06
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780761181361


Show Your Work Book Description :

In his New York Times bestseller Steal Like an Artist, Austin Kleon showed readers how to unlock their creativity by “stealing” from the community of other movers and shakers. Now, in an even more forward-thinking and necessary book, he shows how to take that critical next step on a creative journey—getting known. Show Your Work! is about why generosity trumps genius. It’s about getting findable, about using the network instead of wasting time “networking.” It’s not self-promotion, it’s self-discovery—let others into your process, then let them steal from you. Filled with illustrations, quotes, stories, and examples, Show Your Work! offers ten transformative rules for being open, generous, brave, productive. In chapters such as You ...

Steal Like an Artist
Score: 4
From 3,313 Ratings

Steal Like an Artist


  • Author : Austin Kleon
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-02-28
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780761171256


Steal Like an Artist Book Description :

Unlock your creativity. An inspiring guide to creativity in the digital age, Steal Like an Artist presents ten transformative principles that will help readers discover their artistic side and build a more creative life. Nothing is original, so embrace influence, school yourself through the work of others, remix and reimagine to discover your own path. Follow interests wherever they take you—what feels like a hobby may turn into you life’s work. Forget the old cliché about writing what you know: Instead, write the book you want to read, make the movie you want to watch. And finally, stay Smart, stay out of debt, and risk being boring in the everyday world so that you have the space to be wild and daring in your imagination and your work. “Bril...

Designing Your Life
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

Designing Your Life


  • Author : Bill Burnett
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2016-09-20
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101875339


Designing Your Life Book Description :

#1 New York Times Bestseller At last, a book that shows you how to build—design—a life you can thrive in, at any age or stage Designers create worlds and solve problems using design thinking. Look around your office or home—at the tablet or smartphone you may be holding or the chair you are sitting in. Everything in our lives was designed by someone. And every design starts with a problem that a designer or team of designers seeks to solve. In this book, Bill Burnett and Dave Evans show us how design thinking can help us create a life that is both meaningful and fulfilling, regardless of who or where we are, what we do or have done for a living, or how young or old we are. The same design thinking responsible for amazing technology, products, a...

Activate Your Brain
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Activate Your Brain


  • Author : Scott G Halford
  • Publisher : Greenleaf Book Group
  • Release Date : 2015-05-05
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781626341982


Activate Your Brain Book Description :

A Wall Street Journal Bestselling ebook! Axiom Business Book Bronze Award Winner Push your brain to full power, for success at the office and at home Would you like more control over your life and your work? Would you like greater stamina as you carry out your daily tasks? How about more significance and meaning as you move forward in your career? Scott Halford shows us how we can all find these things if we simply understand how to activate the full potential of the brain. This incredible organ is still full of mystery, but we know enough to harness its power better than ever before. We just have to recognize how the brain works, and understand the actions we can take to help it perform at its best. Combining research, anecdote, and inspiration, Act...

The Thing About Work

The Thing About Work


  • Author : Richard A. Moran
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-10-14
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351817714


The Thing About Work Book Description :

Why does a CEO who has already made hundreds of millions of dollars continue to work? Why does a rock star who has made a bundle continue to tour? Why do retirees’ miss work as soon as they stop doing it? Why do we all wrestle with our life’s work and talk about it incessantly? The thing about work is that we love it, we hate it, we need it, we miss it, we measure ourselves by it, we judge others by it—we are addicted to it. Work often defines us and fulfills us. Yet, today’s rapidly changing workplace environment is stressful and confusing to deal with. In The Thing About Work, Richard A. Moran takes a ground-level perspective on what is happening at work and how to thrive in the new professional world. Through funny, prescriptive vignettes ...

Daily Rituals
Score: 3.5
From 16 Ratings

Daily Rituals


  • Author : Mason Currey
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307273604


Daily Rituals Book Description :

From Beethoven and Kafka to George Sand, Picasso and Agatha Christie, this compilation of letters, diaries and interviews reveals the profound fusion of discipline and dissipation through which the artistic temperament is allowed to evolve, recharge and emerge. 20,000 first printing....

Show Your Work

Show Your Work


  • Author : Jane Bozarth
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-04-22
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118864012


Show Your Work Book Description :

Organizations struggle to capture tacit knowledge. Workers struggle to find answers and information across organizational databases and boundaries and silos. New comfort with social sharing, combined with the proliferation of new social tools, offer easy, useful means of sharing not just what we do but how we get things done. For the organization this supports productivity, improves performance, encourages reflective practice, speeds communication, and helps to surface challenges, bottlenecks, and that elusive tacit knowledge. For the worker it illuminates strengths, talents, struggles, and the reality of how days are spent. For the coworker or colleague it solves a problem, saves time, or builds on existing knowledge. And for management it helps to ...