"Being creative is our nature and right - our way of saying to the world, I am here. I matter."
- Beth Mende Conny
What's the one thing you have always wanted to do? The one thing that will give your life meaning and be fun?
Write a novel, start your own business, live overseas, change careers, start a nonprofit, buy a farm, bike cross-country ... each is a creative act, a way to embrace and express your unique spirit.
So what's stopping you from living your dreams? Chances are it's fear. Remove the fear and you unleash the creative powers that will make your dreams a reality.
Fearless Creativity provides indispensible tools for creating that reality. It will help you develop a game plan for achieving your goals, as well as find the time and energy you need to maintain your momentum. You'll learn how to build a support team and shove self-doubt aside. You'll also gain insight into the true nature of creativity and courage, so you can become fearlessly creative and live the life of your dreams.
Fearless Creativity includes dozens of exercises and worksheets that will help you:
- Assess your goals to determine which are most doable, given your present resources
- Identify your fears and ways to overcome them
- Reclaim your time and energy by silencing squeaky wheels
- Create a strategic plan that guarantees your step-by-step success
- Recruit cheerleaders to champion your efforts
- Lay claim to the life of your dreams
Bonus! Each chapter includes inspirational quotations about creativity, courage, passion, success and the importance of awakening your dreams. Samples:
"Chase down your passion like it's the last bus of the night." - Terri Guillemets
"If we did all the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves." - Thomas Edison
"If you are going to doubt something, doubt your limits." - Don Ward
"To breathe is to create. To create is to live fearlessly." - Beth Mende Conny
|Publisher:||Blue Island Productions|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.26(d)|
About the Author
Creativity expert Beth Mende Conny has written, edited and ghosted more than four dozen books and collections, more than a million copies of which are in print. She also is the founder of Write Directions, which helps writers get off the dime and into print. As such, and in her own words, she is "a combo coach, consultant, whip-cracker and cheerleader."
Beth came up through the ranks as a newspaper reporter, feature writer and syndicated columnist. Her articles and quotations have appeared throughout the Web, as well as in newspapers and magazines across the country.
Fearless Creativity grew out of the curriculum Beth developed for book clients who needed a way to tap their creativity, overcome their blocks and achieve their publishing goals. As she soon discovered, however, the techniques readily translated to other creative ventures, be they personal or professional.
A gifted speaker and trainer, Beth lives in the Washington, DC, area.