Shut your Monkey

Shut your Monkey

How to Control your Inner Critic and Unleash your Creativity

Book - 2016
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We all have a little voice in our heads that criticizes what we do. Unchecked, this monkey voice will sabotage your creativity and derail your career. It's time to fight back! This book is full of insight, strategies and proven solutions that really, really work. Author Danny Gregory has spent three decades helping creative people like you blast through blocks to create award-wining work for the world's greatest brands. His insightful, funny advice is practical, compassionate, and wise. Get ready to beat back your inner critic and do your greatest work. Get ready to 'Shut Your Monkey!' AUTHOR: Danny Gregory has spent three decades as one of New York's leading advertising creative directors and has created award-winning, global campaigns for clients like Chase, JPMorgan, American Express, IBM, Burger King, Ford, Chevron and many others. Danny has written many internationally best-selling books on art and creativity. He is also co-founder of Sketchbook Skool, an online creativity school that has inspired tens of thousands of students around the world. He is a frequent speaker on creativity at schools and corporations around the world. For more, visit SELLING POINTS: * Effective, practical advice delivered with compassion, insight and humour * Solutions from three decades of managing creative people, helping them overcome mental blocks to deliver award-winning work for Fortune 100 clients. * Real life 'Monkey tales' from the tens of thousands of professional creatives who flock to Danny's blog. REVIEWS: "It's well written, totally relatable...and it really puts out a message that empowers you to give everything your all rather than listen to that Monkey in your brain that's getting in your way.... I found that this book did an absolutely wonderful job of being both informative and understanding in its message." --The Tipsy Writer "Refreshing... Gregory writes in a no-nonsense, straightforward tone that sets it apart from books that coddle you through the truth. If you're willing to put in the work, then Shut Your Monkey can change your life. So keep a copy wherever you do your most creative work. It'll be there when you need it." --Superhero You
Publisher: Cincinnati : How Design Books, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781440341137
Characteristics: 159 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Call Number: 153.3 GRE


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