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How can we create a two-sided Book? trending idea

I was thinking about a two-side book: one is How to be The Idea Guy, and turning it over reveals the other, How to be The Idea Gal.

 

Two equal covers would help demonstrate the equality in the authors and messages. They are equally important.

 

Both covers could be promoted, like the old TV Guides, but the single book would be purchased ensuring that both messages are received.

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Share Most Recent Experience of Creativity

Invite people to share a time they were creative recently to show them that they ARE creative. Something they added to a recipe, a new color for their house, anything. This will give them confidence to try new ways of being creative - whatever the assignment might be.

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How Could We Make Great Explainer Videos?

I have found that people like to watch brief explainers videos (2-3 minutes) that help them get up t speed quickly on a topic.

I have been prototyping videos around design thinking in this shorter format: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2BcAWKNMlRw5Kw3p2_PO35v3IvrD-V7V

In my first book, 20YEARS COMMUNICATIONS (https://www.amazon.com/20YEARS-Communications-Leaders-Questions-Lessons/dp/0989555046) we produced... more »

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How can we best develop a Creative Profile?

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A Creative Profile is a document, written by you, that reflects on the different aspects of your current ability to be creative.
In my class, Creativity + Innovation, I teach business people how to be more like creative people. One of the tools I use to accomplish this is a Creative Profile.



A Creative Profile is a document written by you... more »

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Feedback Mechanisms

As an author, I try to share information that gets my reader thinking. Often, they have questions or comments about the material.

How might we provide a feedback mechanism from the reader to authors(s)? How might we use this to facilitate a conversation that creates an inspired reader that takes action?

I have used hashtags on social media, and relied on social monitoring to become alerted to the questions. I have provided... more »

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