The Creative Entrepreneur: A DIY Visual Guidebook for Making Business Ideas Real
Lisa Sonora Beam
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The Creative Entrepreneur takes readers on an inner journey of creative exploration to discover how to make their dreams of creative livelihood real.
It's a visual, project-oriented, step-by-step approach to business development for anyone who is mystified and possibly frustrated by how to make a business out of their creative work.
constructive creativity areas of the other functions. • Destructive thinking is remedied through constructive feeling and action. • Destructive feeling is remedied through constructive thinking and action. • Destructive action is remedied through constructive thinking and feeling. Constructive sensing can be developed as an act of self-inquiry (looking within for answers and insight), and by engaging in constructive activities of the other modalities. This is an ongoing practice, similar to
fitness so that I can do my best work and enjoy life to the fullest. SMART measures: • Goal weight of x pounds within twelve months • Restful sleep every night • No more migraine headaches STRATEGY #1 Increase Physical Activity Tactics: • Hike four miles every week day • Ride mountain bike for one hour, twice per week • Yoga class three times per week STRATEGY #2 Be Mindful of What I Eat Tactics: • Eliminate wheat, dairy, sugar, and meat • Snack on fruit • Have veggies at every
SMART vision cards (page 93) for ideas about visually representing your objective. If you have completed SMART vision cards, make copies to designate each objective section in your strategic planner. 3. Create tabbed sections behind each objective, one tab for each strategy. These can be made out of index cards the size of the pages. Make them colorful and inspiring with decorative papers, paints, and collage. 4. Place the tactics behind each strategy section. Build a master tactic list for
setting or knowledge of savvy business tactics will help. The Creative Entrepreneur addresses the three main issues that can result in creative business failure: emotional and psychological blockages, faulty thinking about the creative process, and a lack of practical business knowledge. Why a Visual Journal Process? Creatives tend to be visual, action-oriented learners. We respond to visual stimuli. We also need to be engaged in a personal, meaningful way with the material. We don’t learn well
technical dump of business concepts. Each topic is presented to engage both the heart and mind while teaching practical action steps that can be taken now, whatever your level of experience. This book is designed as a do-it-yourself reference guide and toolbox meant to be used in an ongoing and as-needed way. You’ll find powerful business and leadership tools (some little known or used except by the most skilled managers) that can be put to use at once, whether the problem is a result of an