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Creative Thinking

Image Description Drew Boyd
10 lessons
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37m
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100%

Creativity is a skill, not a gift that you're born with. Anyone can learn creative thinking no matter where they are starting from on the creativity scale. The secret is in patterns that have been used by innovators for thousands of years to produce novel ideas. Join Drew Boyd, the leading practitioner of Systematic Inventive Thinking, as he teaches five techniques and key principles to using this amazing method to "think inside the box."

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Become a Creativepreneur

Image Description Kari Sayers
7 lessons
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36m
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100%

In this course, you will learn how to dig deep to find creative ideas to start an online business using your own existing talents. You will learn three main ways for coming up with business ideas, including examining your skills, analyzing your strengths, and exploring your skills. You will also learn about popular online business models and decide which one is the best fit for you. By the end of this course, you will have a list of your skills, strengths, and interests (aka your creative talents) that can potentially be crafted into an online business idea.

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How to Have Breakthrough Ideas

Image Description Eileen Purdy MSW, M.Ed.
10 lessons
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40m
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93%

Breakthrough ideas are increasingly becoming a top-tier asset in today’s economy. They help us with everything from consistently generating viral blog articles to being able to solve problems at your work to having the next business idea that totally disrupts an entire industry—and everywhere in between. If you’re looking to set yourself apart and make valuable contributions wherever you are, cultivating the ability to see things in new ways or find new solutions to problems will help you do just that. This course will equip you with the tools, strategies, and information you need to...

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How to Publish Low and No Content Books like Journals, Workbooks, Sketchbooks, and Planners

Image Description Ronnie Walter
7 lessons
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36m
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100%

How to Publish Low and No Content Books like Journals, Workbooks, Sketchbooks, and Planners will cover all the basics of publishing your own Low and No content books. Learn how to decide what kind of book you want to publish, how to plan your book, and how to publish it with a minimum of headaches. This class also includes finding the perfect price and tips on marketing! Ronnie Walter delivers insider tips to the process in her engaging style, and takes you from "Hey, I always wanted to publish" to "Hey! I just published my book" in 7 informative lessons!

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Brainstorming a Better Book Title

Image Description Marcia Yudkin
19 lessons
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1h 37m
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92%

What to call your book? It's a dilemma with many novelists, nonfiction authors, and writers of children's books gnashing their teeth. Others give their book title little thought, only to discover later that they've made a massive error. This course gives you an effective title-finding process to follow. More than a hundred analyzed examples make the stakes of this search very real. Discover how to avoid titles that could cause problems for your book, and learn how to identify, select, and refine your best options.

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Sizzling Sound Bites

Image Description Marcia Yudkin
9 lessons
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53m
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91%

Earn public attention with condensed, captivating, memorable phrases. Whether you're a public speaker, writer, advertiser, entrepreneur, or advocate for change, learn a step-by-step process for thinking up newsworthy slogans, tag lines, titles, monikers, and sound bites for the media. Discover the best methods for brainstorming, extending and refining your message, arranging a catchy rhythm, and applying essential criteria for selecting the wording that works best. Use the resulting sound bites for social media, investor pitches, ads, blog headlines, and more.

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Creative Problem Solving

Image Description Ross Maynard
14 lessons
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1h 31m
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100%

This course is about developing your personal and professional skills to be a more creative, more capable problem-solver so that you can improve your effectiveness as a manager, expand your horizons, and develop your career. In the course, we cover the three types of problem and present tools and techniques that can be used with each. If you think you've become slightly too obsessive about the detail and need a bigger picture view to think through issues and solve problems from a broader perspective, then this is the course for you.

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Share Your Art: Instagram for Creatives

Image Description Liz Brindley
17 lessons
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1h 44m
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100%

In this class, you will learn how to use Instagram as a tool to market your creative artwork and business. You will also learn how to use Instagram to build an authentic community who supports you and your work.

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How to Write Best-Selling, Award-Winning Fiction

Image Description K.C. Finn
10 lessons
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36m
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94%

There is a fine balance between writing high-quality fiction that’s good enough to win awards and writing fiction that is also accessible and attractive to make great sales. This course teaches the fundamentals of both good writing and good marketing sense so that you too can produce the best books you’ve ever written—and make a living from them.

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No More Writer's Block!

Image Description Marcia Yudkin
20 lessons
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1h 20m
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90%

Whether you've put off work on your firm's annual report or the Great American Novel, the "No More Writer's Block!" course gives you the practical tools and attitudes you need to cast off your habitual excuses for not writing and lick procrastination for good. Discover the five elements of discipline, the five elements of inspiration, and five writing techniques that enable you to get a lot of writing done in a small amount of time. Based on years of creativity research, the techniques and concepts in this audio course were tested at dozens of workshops and in one-on-one coaching with...

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