Michael Atavar is an artist and a consultant with a practice that mixes creativity, business, art and psychology. Michael Atavar is an artist and consultant with a practice that mixes creativity, business, art and psychology. He currently works with individuals and businesses. How to be an Artist by Michael Atavar, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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About Michael Atavar Michael Atavar is an artist and consultant with a practice that mixes creativity, business, art and psychology. This is a book that offers you some techniques for generating ideas. This is often a good way of generating creativity, moving between the different states. What role does personality and attitude play in your view. That is to say, try and get some random answers to your dilemmas, and see where they take you.

This is a book that takes the inner artist seriously — the playful, the complicated, the difficult part — leading it on a journey that includes starting, building a practice and planning long term goals.

You might feel afraid. Philosophy for modern life Adam Ferner. Looking for beautiful books? Melissa rated it really liked it Apr 27, It artit beyond comprehension.

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Jeanne rated it it was amazing May 24, I also offer coaching for business leaders, a one-off intervention, or a longer-term relationship. Michael Atavar for Psopo Bubble Website: Want to Read saving…. We carry this library of information with us all the time and we can use it to generate new material — if we are open to it, if we are willing to experiment. Simple methods for overcoming the fear of beginning.


The results of my creative approach might be innovation, better listening skills, team building, increased productivity or new ways of thinking. It also contains my usual mixture of tips, exercises, group tasks and games. Some of these methods are extensions of the sophisticated techniques of Freud and Jung, reformatted by me for a different context.

Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x Even in rational business contexts we can cultivate magic. If you are an experienced practitioner, there is also much to discover in this book about getting in touch again with the key ideals that drew you to hkw in the first place. Liesa rated it it was ok Jul 29, Our books help you make sense of the changing world around you by taking you from concept to real-life application through 20 accessible lessons designed to make you think.

Melissa Haner rated it really liked it Feb 14, Creativity can give us the freedom to challenge this feeling of inevitability: Michael Atavar is a British multi-media artist and he’s ot a succinct, invigorating, wise and encouraging book about creative process and life as an artist.

Michael has written three other books about creativity covering the areas of process, individual practice, generating ideas and group dynamics. I believe that you can grow your artist in a hos and supportive way, giving it the time and resources to develop and blossom.

Upgrade your future Gerald Lynch. Whatever your passion, craft or aims, this book will expertly guide you from bright idea, through the tricky stages of development, to making your concepts a reality.


Decode the world around you. Mariana Villas-Boas rated it liked it Apr 22, Sep 06, Tracy rated it it was amazing. He works with individuals and businesses, helping to solve professional problems, using creativity as a key. But this book made me see things more clearly and feel more confident in what I was doing. When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies.

How to be an Artist

It might result in some of these external things, but its main purpose is to develop an attitude within ourselves. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find artst books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Rationality is important — data is useful, especially in business, but my book takes a different approach and explores the irrational as a source of ideas.

There is a to and fro — the group dynamic, and the solo event. When I started working with him he quickly pointed out that I needed to develop my own brand and encouraged me to step up at work and take on a leadership role.

This has been invaluable to both my work and my own personal development. Jasmine rated imchael really liked it Nov 17,