Organizing for Creative People: How to Channel the Chaos of Creativity into Career Success [Audiobook]

Organizing for Creative People: How to Channel the Chaos of Creativity into Career Success [Audiobook]
Organizing for Creative People: How to Channel the Chaos of Creativity into Career Success [Audiobook] by Sheila Chandra, read by Joan Walker
2017 | MP3@64 kbps | 7 hrs 3 mins | 194.11MB

Most of the conventional productivity advice you'll find in the soft business section simply does not work for creative people. Surprisingly, to date there has not been a single book or audiobook that addresses the unique organisational challenges that artists face. This audiobook sets out to change that, and it addresses the myth that truly creative people are messy and that they need mess in order to create.

Sheila Chandra applies her professional insights as a creative and an organizing expert to the lives of other busy creative people in all disciplines - showing them how good organization can liberate their creative magic. She begins with artists' physical spaces, including arranging their workspaces and offices so that they remain tidy effortlessly.

Her career headspace chapters cover creative well-being, including artist support systems; career well-being, including networking and collaborations; self-promotion and how to avoid working for free; making social media pay; personal branding, career planning and goals; how to manage copyright issues and legal paperwork; and legacy management. And all from an artist's point of view.

These foolproof, tried-and-tested systems are mixed with creativity tips and artist well-being advice that only one artist knows to give another. Writing with real affection for the listener, Sheila Chandra takes the creative person by the hand and puts them on the path to success.

Elevate: The Three Disciplines of Advanced Strategic Thinking [Audiobook]

Elevate: The Three Disciplines of Advanced Strategic Thinking [Audiobook]
Elevate: The Three Disciplines of Advanced Strategic Thinking [Audiobook] by Rich Horwath, read by Steven Menasche
2017 | MP3@64 kbps + PDF | 6 hrs 9 mins | 169.38MB

According to a study published in Chief Executive Magazine, the most valued skill in leaders today is strategic thinking. However, more than half of all companies say that strategic thinking is the skill their senior leaders most need to improve. Elevate provides leaders with a framework and toolkit for developing advanced strategic thinking capabilities. Unlike the majority of books that focus on strategy from a corporate perspective, Elevate gives the individual executive practical tools and techniques to help them become a truly strategic leader. The new framework that will enable leaders to finally integrate both strategy and innovation into a strategic approach that drives their profitable growth is the Three Disciplines of Advanced Strategic Thinking:

  1. Coalesce: Fusing together insights to create an innovative business model
  2. Compete: Creating a system of strategy to achieve competitive advantage
  3. Champion: Leading others to think and act strategically to execute strategy

Every leader desperately wants to be strategic - their career depends on it. Elevate provides the roadmap to reach the strategic leadership summit.

The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization [Audiobook]

The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization [Audiobook]
The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization [Audiobook] by Peter M Senge, read by the Author
2002 | MP3 VBR V2 + EPUB | 4 hrs 20 mins | 291.38MB

Peter Senge's groundbreaking ideas on building organizations have made him a household name amongst corporate managers. His theories help businesses to clarify their goals, to defy the odds, to more clearly understand threats, and to recognize new opportunities. He introduces managers to a new source of competitive advantage, and offers a marvelously empowering approach to work.

Mastery of Senge's five disciplines enables managers to overcome their obstacles to growth and creates brave new futures for them and their companies. The five disciplines are drawn from science, spiritual wisdom, psychology, the cutting edge of management thought, and Senge's own work with top corporations that employ his methods. Listening to The Fifth Discipline provides a searching personal experience and a dramatic professional shift of mind.

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