What makes creatives thrive? Often it's a series of small things done every day that result in big things over time--habits. This book explores the best Habits creative professionals that has allowed their work to thrive. From artists to musicians to filmmakers, this book is a peek inside some of the most creative minds of our time and shows how they get things done. This is a handbook of productivity, a shot of inspiration and a clear path to great working habits that will expand your own way of working and being.
There is a myth about creative people--that all of our work is beautiful and just comes to us magically and fully realized. The reality is that creative work is hard work and a series of starts and stops and then starting over numerous times until we get things right. Creative work is also a lot like other work--there are a great deal of methodical steps and processes that just have to be done. But there is also magic in how ideas flow, are harnessed and acted upon.
Within these pages lie the secrets of 100 people that are simultaneously creative and productive. These secrets could be breakthroughs for you in your own creative work. The book will provide both practical and inspiring ideas to transform your mindset about how creative work happens.
When you hear the stories behind the 100 people you'll see how the creative mindset has allowed people to thrive in the desert of their artistic journey--times when ideas didn't come freely and the payout and accolades were few. But when they pressed on and put habits in place in their work, productivity resulted.
You might be surprised at the simplicity of some of the ideas within--simple things that you can implement today in your own creative work. From the layout of your work space to what you do first thing in the morning to harness your creativity can be important in the flow of your day. And most of the ideas within do not rely on muses or moments of inspiration--practical, creative habits from 100 of the most creative people on the planet.
Get ready to reevaluate and expand your creative processes and habits--keep what's already working and take in 100 new ways of approaching creative work--from mindset to time-management, you'll find creative ideas that motivate and inspire!