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What you will learn

  • H​ow to reliably attain and nurture a creative state

  • H​ow to brainstorm using four effective and reliable processes

  • H​ow to define and promote your personal brand

  • H​ow to work successfully with others as a creative professional

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

7 hours to complete

Module 1: Creativity and Effective Brainstorming

7 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 29 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
14 videos
A little about your instructor.2m
What does "creative" really mean? 2m
Avoid falling for the left brain/right brain myth.2m
Creativity is a practice.2m
Confidence builds momentum and momentum builds confidence.1m
Know when and where to work.2m
Here are four ways to get moving.1m
Make a list to make progress.2m
Tell a story.2m
Start a conversation.1m
Devour your world.2m
Revision is creative.1m
Talent matters, not things.2m
4 readings
Why Take This Course?10m
The Left Brain, the Right Brain, and Points-in-Between15m
Creative Exercises2m
Making a List to Make Progress2m
1 practice exercise
Quiz: About creativity10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2: Your Personal Brand

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 15 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Stand out.1m
People like good people.1m
Everything you make should reflect everything you believe.2m
Great products deserve great packaging.1m
Become a chameleon.1m
Catch mistakes before your clients do.2m
Growth is a choice.1m
1 reading
Everything You Do Matters2m
1 practice exercise
About branding30m
Week
3

Week 3

11 hours to complete

Module 3: Working with Others

11 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 25 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
12 videos
Everyone talks.1m
Give them dreams, not keepsakes.1m
Taking criticism is the job.1m
Reading people is impossible.1m
With practice you can avoid most traps.4m
If you must, surrender, but never give up.2m
No one likes to be bullied.2m
Do unto others.57s
Nothing teaches like teaching.2m
Never stop growing.1m
Whenever you can, make work fun!2m
4 readings
Are You a Trap?3m
The Mood Board1m
Intentional vs. Accidental Growth2m
Top Ten Tips for Creative Professionals2m
1 practice exercise
About working with others30m

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