"James Victore is a dangerous man. His ideas on optimizing your creativity, doing wow work and building a life that inspires will devastate your limits. And show you how to win. Read this book fast." —Robin Sharma, #1 bestselling author of The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari Begin before you're ready. Renowned designer and professional hell-raiser James Victore wants to drag you off your couch and throw you headfirst into a life of bold creativity. He'll guide you through all the twists, trials, and triumphs of starting your creative career, from finding your voice to picking the right moment to start a project (hint: It's now). Bring your biggest, craziest, most revolutionary ideas, and he will give you the kick in the pants you need to make them real. No matter what industry or medium you work in, this book will help you live, work, and create freely and fearlessly. Here are some dangerous ideas: • The things that made you weird as a kid make you great today. • Work is serious play. • Your ego can't dance. • The struggle is everything. • Freedom is something you take. • There ain't no rules. Take a risk. Try them out. Live dangerously. More praise for Feck Perfuction: "In James Victore's new book, he unequivocally proves why he is the master he is. In every chapter, he challenges and inspires the reader to reach for more, to try harder and to create our best selves. It is a magnificent and momentous experience. (All true)." —Debbie Millman, Host Design Matters "James Victore got famous creating tough posters that shook me to the core. He now does the same using the written word. To you." —Stefan Sagmeister, designer
Life can be wonderful, amazing and funny and it can also be hard, scary and full of surprisesif only there was a manual! Just a simple guide to show me how to get from point A to point B (in the quickest and least painful way). - Patty If youve ever uttered these words, then this book is for you! Enter Patty Lowry. Shes a little bit edgy, saucy and bold. Shes also super smart, sensible and real. Inspired by the practical and productive panache of a chipmunk and driven by a lust for lists, Patty created this how-to guide for managing the different things that life throws at you. Each scenario simplified to eleven steps to follow; her logic is that ten steps are doable, and throw in one more for good luck! Youll find over eighty instructional and enlightening lists for both celebratory and challenging life scenarios; including everything from how to handle a bad hair day and broken heart to how to be the best you. Filled with sure-fire ways to tap into possibilities and choices, How to Live Like a Chipmunk and Other Tips on Living an Awesome Sauce Life will spark a smile, debunk the ordinary, amp up the extraordinary and offer up options to live your most Awesome Sauce life.