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Creative Girl: The Ultimate Guide for Turning Talent and Creativity into a Real Career Paperback – Aug 24 2010

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Running Press; Csm edition (Aug. 24 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 076243869X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0762438693
  • Product Dimensions: 18.8 x 2.4 x 23.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 635 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #493,605 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Jamie Rosen, W Magazine, June 2010
"Encouraging, inspiring and actually fun to read, Creative Girl gives its readers a master class in career actualization. Whether it's guidance on how to tap into your talents, advice on how to work creatively in a corporate world, or the roadmap for setting up your own business or freelance venture, Sise offers up all the tools needed to satisfy your soul and your bank account."

About the Author

Katharine Sise created her eponymous jewelry line in 2004, and was soon after called a “designer to watch” byLucky magazine. A favorite among Hollywood celebrities, her jewelry has been featured in major fashion magazines such asVogue,W,Elle,InStyle, andGlamour, and she co-hosts her own show on the Home Shopping Network, which maintains millions of viewers. Katharine lives in New York, NY.

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa5b70738) out of 5 stars Helpful and relevant Sept. 26 2010
By M. Cesarz - Published on Amazon.com
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I picked this book up purely out of curiosity (i don't think of myself as creative at all), and i was surprised at how helpful and relevant to my life it was. It actually gave me the gumption to pursue a writing project I've been working on and made me realize that I really do want to try to get it published. Unlike most how-to books, this one makes you reflect on what you want out of life career-wise -- without being cheesy or annoying. I am a stay-at-home mom, but it would also appeal to people who work and want the most out of their jobs.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa5e46be8) out of 5 stars Creative Girl Dec 19 2010
By SE - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
If your college career services office is anything like mine, with lots of resources for future business professionals and lawyers but not much for creative types, this book will help fill the gap with advice on how to find a creative job at an existing company or create a business plan for your own creative company down the road. Creative girls in the fashion world will probably find the book most helpful, since many of the creative girls Sise interviews work in that industry. But the chapters on money and time management will be helpful for other kinds of artists, too. Especially recommended for those just starting out who'd like advice on interviewing, long-range planning, etc.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa5e46a44) out of 5 stars Must read for any Creative Girl (or boy!) out there Sept. 27 2010
By AWNYC - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Written in both a pratical and fun way, the book is a fast read with a good amount of pitstops along the way to help you guage both where you are in your personal process and what you still need to do to get to your final destination. The real life examples help bring a human element to each new step and chapter. The book is a perfect mix of the encouragement that every creative woman needs while still giving you the realistic tools you'll need to navigate the rough waters of following your dream career. Seeing how she worked through the exact steps she writes about, helps make the whole idea so much more tangible. Looking at her successful business and beautiful jewlery is even more inspiring!
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa5e46204) out of 5 stars Creative? Crafty? Gotta get this book! March 16 2011
By Cousin Mint - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
I love this book! After reading this you will want to start your own creative career or business, and actually believe that you can do it. Katherine Sise guides you through everything, from figuring out what you really want out of your career to networking, taxes, everything. Whether you want to start your own business or have a creative career casually on the side, you will find this book useful. Sise uses her own life experiences and ties in many successful creative girls' (or CG's as she calls them) stories and advice. If you have ever toyed with the idea of selling things you've made, you should really check out this book!
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HASH(0xa5e46108) out of 5 stars Awesome Book! Oct. 23 2010
By Nazy Wadia - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I am SO glad I came across this book! I read two pages in the book store and knew it had to come home with me. I am a fellow 'Creative Gal' that recently launched my own business. But reading this book was so incredibly valuable - even if you've already taken steps toward launching your biz. Katharine gives you not only creative insight, but also tactical, business advice to turn your vision into reality. I gained so much and really opened my mind and eyes to steps I may have overlooked (or chose to overlook, perhaps). This is really a must-read for anyone starting their own business!


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