The Accidental Creative by Todd Henry
How to Be Brilliant at a Moment's Notice

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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.
 

About Todd Henry

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TODD HENRY is the founder and CEO of Accidental Creative, a consulting firm that helps organizations like Mattel, Intuit, P&G, and State Farm generate creative 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.
 
Published July 7, 2011 by Portfolio. 233 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help. Non-fiction

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Creative professionals whose brilliance has faded might take a rag and some spit to their careers using this inspirational handbook from creativity consultant Henry.

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BC Books

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This book is targeted for those who use their creativity for a living, both creatives (writers, artists, designers, etc.) and those who Henry calls "accidental creatives" (such as project managers), but the advice contained therein is useful for anyone who wants or needs to make creative producti...

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“The Accidental Creative is full of interesting quotes, scenarios, and observations on both productivity and the creative process.”A key tenet of Todd Henry’s new book, The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment’s Notice, is that, regardless of whether or not you work in a specifica...

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As Todd Henry, author and CEO, jokes with more than a subtle twinge of seriousness, “No pressure, right?” However, as Henry demonstrates in his book The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment’s Notice, you can influence your creative process and make your ideas more effective.

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