9 Great Books on Creativity
9 Great Books on Creativity

9 Great Books on Creativity

The Creative Mindset

When we combine two seemingly basic elements that haven’t been brought together before, we can build something extraordinary. When we eliminate something or add something on to an already great product or service, we can make it even better. This is what a creative mindset is: making minor, slight, incremental changes to pre existing things, which can take us surprisingly far. READ NOW >>>

Herding Tigers

Herding Tigers Be the Leader That Creative People Need by Todd Henry

At the heart of all creative work are problems to be solved. How well you define those problems is critical to how likely you’re going to solve. It’s easy to become distracted by attention drains and noises that draw you away from the main problem. As Stephen Covey famously said, “The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” Be specific with your team members about what you want them to focus on as well as what you do not want. READ NOW >>>

Liminal Thinking

liminal thinking

Have you ever had moments like this in your life, when you suddenly saw things in a new and different way? A new way of seeing the world and yourself opens the door to change and growth. This is the practice of liminal thinking – a way of thinking to find and create new doorways to possibilities. READ NOW >>>

Creative Calling

Sharing and promoting your work aren’t simply marketing. These are profoundly nourishing and necessary function for your creativity to thrive. They’re a way of showing yourself that you value your own work. It’s not dirty nor selfish to invite others to share your work when you’re truly proud of it. READ NOW >>>

Steal Like An Artist

What is originality? Undetected plagiarism. Writer Wilson Mizner said, “If you copy from one author, it’s plagiarism, but if you copy from many, it’s research.” READ NOW >>>

Creative Confidence

creative confidence summary

Failures that happen early in creative process reveal weaknesses in your ideas. That’s a paradox; success at your first attempt might actually hurt your results in the long run. READ NOW >>>

Creativity Inc

creativity inc

Pixar offers a great example with its ‘Braintrust’, a group of long-term Pixar employees and film-producing experts in various fields who regularly review each film during its production process. Though they can make comments or suggestions, their advice is not mandatory, it’s all up to the film’s director to take it or leave it. This structure leaves real experts in control and allows their own creative expression to flourish. READ NOW >>>

Create Or Hate

All people are born creators.  It’s been that way since the dawn of human civilization. It’s been that way for you since you were a kid, gleefully discovering the world and learning by trial and error that you can impact it in a magical way. READ NOW >>>

Embrace Your Weird

embrace your weird

The author Felicia Day’s approach to embracing our weirdness centers around self-actualization, which is one of the overlooked yet the most important skills anyone can develop. In this context, ‘Embrace Your Weird’ is much more than a book about creativity. It’s a book about self-discovery that sets us on the path to weirdly creative originality. READ NOW >>>