EBOOK NEW [The Creative Entrepreneur A DIY Visual Guidebook for Making Business Ideas Real] BY Lisa Sonora
Go as far as to say meditative given the level of introspection that s reuired to answer ach promptI ve read through it once and found it delightful I m going to read through it again later and do all the Passage Through Crisis exercises to give things some time to percolate I love many of thexercises in the book And it s lovely to look at The deeper I go into my creative business the helpful this book becomes Regular reading Carl jung creativity page 40 Started out very different Using visual business planing creating drawings and pictures to represent were you want your business to go Then the second half starts to get into the nuts and bolts of working your business Which means using those artistic documents you put together in the first part of the book In the nd weather you use your Franklin Covey 7 habits stuff and add pretty flowers and stuff to the pages or you use the ones Lisa has you create you still must be organized and use the materials correctly and often or it just wont work For most creative types discipline and consistency are not high on our lists of personal goals outside of the per suite of our art itsel. Tive craft fairs they advertise in the pages of Bust and ReadyMade and Craft they are selling online by the thousands at Etsycom and are blogging at Typepad LiveJournal and Whipupcom But many of them do not have the skills needed to take their business ideas to the next leve.
MotivatingThis is a highly motivating book that gives wonderful directions and inspiring photos that guides one to developing their business in the best possible way Super xcited about getting started Excellent for visual thinkers I am really interested in visual journaling now and have read a handful of books on the topic This book is different than most Beam has a biz background so she uses business strategies and art journaling to help cultivate your business plan It s very different to what s out there for collage and artist s sketchbook type books This is NOT a book for those wanting to use visual journaling for hashing out personal issues There are plenty of other books out there for that Beam is very selective of where she is guiding you and what her objectives are Further there is no real collage how to like in many other books She really is just using art journaling as a method to help you make your business ideas become tangible and grow into real or productive businesses Mixed thoughts on this book it s beautiful but not a big value add for those with a business or analytical background as the. The Creative Entrepreneur was voted Winner in two categories Craft and Business of the 2009 IBPA Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Award which recognizes xcellence in publishingThis book is for the large audience of artists crafters and creative indi.
Concepts are fairly straight forward The journal pages are gorgeous and I like that they are about concepts that we don t always see in art journal pages Great visual journal for creatives and their businesses This is one of those books that seems like it was made by someone like me for me and I found it at just the right time I m a writer that s working on a t shirt line and I don t know why I never thought of creating a visua This book outlines a great approach to thinking about business whether it s one you re already running or just thinking about Notice I said thinking about business This book isn t about the mechanics of starting or running a business So no checklists no discussions of branding or legal issues and no marketing tips This book is far soteric than that which is helpful if you ve lost your way in your business or you just know you want to strike out on your own but you re not sure what s at your core creatively Although the book is aimed at creatives right brainers Black Boy essentially analytical types like myself will find the journaling prompts very helpful as thinkingxercises I d probably. Viduals from all walks of life who desire to make a livelihood from their creative work or who possibly have achieved some success but don’t know how to replicate it or move to another level of accomplishment These crafty DIY artists are verywhere they are holding alterna.