Get it done : from procrastination to creative genius in 15 minutes a day / Sam Bennett ; foreword by Keegan-Michael Key.
- ISBN: 9781608682119 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1608682110 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: Novato, California : New World Library, 2014.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Machine generated contents note: Contents -- Foreword 5 -- Chapter One -- Procrastination Is Genius In Disguise 11 -- Chapter Two -- Your Creativity Toolkit 28 -- Chapter Three -- Overcoming Perfectionism 57 -- Chapter Four -- How To Do Your To-Do List 79 -- A Prayer For The Capable 88 -- Chapter Five -- Mini Chapter: How Many Kinds Of Artist Are You? 93 -- Chapter Six -- How Do You Know Which Of Your 37 Pr... 99 -- Chapter Seven -- Who Are You To Do This, Anyway? 115 -- Chapter Eight -- Do You Really Have To Make A Budget? 137 -- Chapter Nine -- Where Will You Find The Time? 159 -- An Ode To The Overwhelmed 175 -- Chapter Ten -- Organizing Your Space 179 -- Chapter Eleven -- Looking Under The Rock, or, What'... 205 -- A Prayer For The Hoping Against Hope 227 -- Chapter Twelve -- Why Is It So Awful When Everyone Th... 232 -- Mini Chapter: Do You Quit When You're Almost Done? 260 -- Chapter Fourteen -- Beginning To Get Your Work Out There 266 -- Chapter Fifteen -- Ending At The Beginning, or, OK, N... 279 -- Chapter Sixteen -- Bonus Chapter: Ask Sam 292 -- Acknowledgments 307 -- Recommended Reading 309 -- About the Author 310.
|Summary, etc.:|| ""Organized" and "artist" don't usually go together. Creative types are more often seen as sensitive, melodramatic, eccentric, misunderstood, and the like. To labels like this, Sam Bennett says, "Congratulations! You're an artist." And through The Organized Artist Company, she has coached hundreds of artists to overcome procrastination, lack of focus, and time-sucking habits so that they can get their art done and out into the world. Bennett explains why "procrastination is genius in disguise" and then prescribes dozens of wonderfully revelatory exercises. From "My Heroes" lists to "Could Do" lists (because To-Do lists make Bennett belligerent) to recognizing who you should not talk to about your project and when research has created Analysis Paralysis, each of these actions requires only a 15-minute commitment. But while quickly accomplished, each shifts the reader's thinking and prompts the kind of insights that have the power to turn underperforming geniuses into accomplished artists"-- Provided by publisher.
""Helps creative people make progress toward their goals with 15-minute exercises. Addresses procrastination, lack of focus, and time-wasting habits, as well as writer's block, fear of failure, and self-sabotage"--Provided by publisher"-- Provided by publisher.
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