Combining artistry with entrepreneurship is no easy task, I have personally enjoyed the practical side of each author and the transparency in which they share their insights and practical ways to start any creative endeavour. I am recommending three specific books that have personally help me in my own ideation/creative process.
1. MAKING IDEAS HAPPEN BY SCOTT BELSKY:
Scott Belsky is the creator of Behance, a platform created for artists/creators. In this book, he speaks of overcoming the obstacles between vision and reality, and describes the forces that make ideas happen which are:
1. Organization and execution,
2. Leveraging the forces of community
3. Leadership capacity in creative pursuits.
2. CREATIVITY RULES BY TINA SEELIG:
Tina Seelig is a professor at Stanford University. In this book she speaks about getting ideas out of your head and into the world, the book is divided into four parts:
She shares practical tools and mindsets about creativity and entrepreneurship.
3. DISCIPLINED DREAMING BY JOSH LINKNER:
Josh Linkner is the founder of ePrize and award-winning entrepreneur, he shares a step by step system for creativity in order to expand creative capacity, fueling competitive advantage and building bother personal and professional growth. The recommended system has five steps: