Creativity takes many forms. Sure, you have your painters, writers, and sculptors—but everyone from social workers to marketing experts to corporate executives can be creative, too. In fact, they often are. So to feed your creative spirit and help you excel in your field of expertise, crack open the five remarkable reads below.
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Emotion By Design: Creative Leadership Lessons from a Life at Nike
By Greg Hoffman
A former Nike Chief Marketing Officer shares his philosophy and principles on how to create an empowering brand that resonates deeply with people by unlocking the creativity within your organization and unleashing it out into the world. Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by author Greg Hoffman, in the Next Big Idea App
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
By Anne Lamott
For a quarter-century, more than a million readers—scribes and scribblers of all abilities—have been inspired by Guggenheim Fellow Anne Lamott’s hilarious, big-hearted, homespun advice. In short, this is an essential volume for generations of writers young and old. Listen to our professionally-read Book Bite summary in the Next Big Idea App
Get It Done: Surprising Lessons from the Science of Motivation
By Ayelet Fishbach
With fascinating research from the field of motivation science and compelling stories of people who learned to motivate themselves, Get It Done illuminates invaluable strategies for pulling yourself in whatever direction you want to go—so you can achieve your goals while staying healthy, clearheaded, and happy. Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by author Ayelet Fishbach, in the Next Big Idea App
The Power of Writing It Down: A Simple Habit to Unlock Your Brain and Reimagine Your Life
By Allison Fallon
Drawing from years of coaching hundreds through the writing process—from first-timers to New York Times bestselling authors—writing coach Allison Fallon shares proven practices for getting started, staying inspired, and using one simple habit to shift how you feel and show up to your life. View on Amazon
The Eye Test: A Case for Human Creativity in the Age of Analytics
By Chris Jones
In a world increasingly ruled by numbers and algorithms, an award-winning journalist makes a compelling case for a more personal approach to analytical thinking. Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by author Chris Jones, in the Next Big Idea App
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