This book is for innovators, design strategists and entrepreneurs and everyone who feels the pain of the struggle at some point while managing the distractions and noise that can block us from reaching our full creative potential. Creative Struggle is Real is an interactive journey with creative guidance and making tools to bring you closer to your unique creative capacities so you will never shy away from your creative genius again. While the creative struggle may be inevitable, it doesn't have to feel impossible. The book is organised into three parts: Defining Your Creative Context, Designing Your Creative Practice, and Maintaining Your Creative Momentum. You will discover your imaginator type, become a superhero(ine) and define what creativity means to you.
The book walks you through practical and inspiring methods to make space and time for making so you will never again have an excuse to procrastinate. In addition, every creative will design a unique creative practice that exercises creative muscle so you can keep your momentum going for the long term.
* A practical, interactive guide to help you define creativity, put you in action and design a creative practice that supports your creativity for the long term.
* For creative professionals and "non-creatives" working with creative teams who want to make a positive impact and gain the connections and recognition they seek from team members and co-creators.
* Learn how to reach your full creative potential
About the Author
Holly Blondin is an experienced professional with an MBA in marketing and Entrepreneurship from Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, NYC. As a creative practitioner she knows just how real the creative struggle truly is. For nearly five decades, she has successfully worked through the challenges one faces while pursuing creative endeavors. She has collaborated and co-created with both creatives and non-creatives while working in various roles and creative industries as a professional performing artist, designer, entrepreneur and marketing and branding professional. In addition, she has taught Strategic Design and Management at Parsons School of Design and independently develops and facilitates multidisciplinary workshops, design thinking and innovation programs for global institutions. Forever a New Yorker at heart, Holly currently resides in Barcelona. More information: https://hollyblondin.com/