Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered
- 01 Apr 2014
- 240 pages - 152 x 152 x 20mm
To get where you want to go in this world, you know you need to get really good at what you do, and put yourself out there, and make connections. But how are you supposed to do all that while you're busy spending your time and energy practicing a craft, learning a trade, or running a business? Show Your Work! will teach you how to think about your work as a never-ending process, how to build and maintain meaningful relationships by sharing that process, and how to deal with the ups and downs of putting yourself and your work out in the world-all summarized in ten simple principles:
You don't have to be a genius. Own your turf. Share something small, every day. Open up your cabinet of curiosities. Tell good stories. Teach what you know. Don't turn into human spam. Learn to take a punch. Sell out. Stick around.
From the author of the bestselling Steal Like an Artist-a hip, plain-spoken, illustrated guide to self-promotion for people who hate the very idea of self-promotion. If Steal Like An Artist was about how to steal influence from others, Show Your Work! is about how to influence others by letting them steal from you.