Win Seth Godin’s Newest Book And Mine

Seth Godin’s newest book, What To Do When It’s Your Turn, is amazing. Besides being visually beautiful (it’s like a magazine made into a book). taking aim at many of the false beliefs that hold us back from choosing ourselves and doing great work. Destroying these misconceptions is a major theme in my book The Myths of Creativity, as well. Seth’s message and mine overlap. So I want to amplify his message by giving away copies of his book.

I’m giving away 7 copies of Seth Godin’s book but I am also going to send the winners a copy of my book as well. In the spirit of amplifying the message, I’ve designed this giveaway so that if you share the opportunity with others…you increase your chances of winning. For every person you tell about this giveaway who enters, you’ll receive TWO MORE entries into the contest.

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Upcoming FREE Webinar: Bust The Top 5 Myths That Kill Creativity

Join me Thursday for a totally free webinar, “Bust The Top 5 Myths That Kill Creativity.” I’ll be presenting the top 5 myths from my book The Myths of Creativity. The webinar is totally free, and I won’t even try to sell you something during it. PLUS, they’ll be lots of time for Q&A. Here are the details.

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When: Thursday, January 15th at 2:00 PM Eastern
Where: Online, more specifically, GoToWebinar.

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Win a Signed Copy of “The Myths of Creativity”

Growing up, I always loved advent calendars. Opening those little boxes every day in December is always so exciting. So this year, as a thank you for all your support of The Myths of Creativity, I’ve decided to do a autographed book giveaway ADVENT STYLE.

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I’m giving away 25 signed copies of The Myths of Creativity over the next 25 days. (Technically, I’m giving away all 25 copies on December 25 but the spirit is there.)

In the spirit of giving, I’ve designed this giveaway so that if you share the opportunity with others…you increase your chances of winning. For every person you tell about this giveaway who enters, you’ll receive TWO MORE entries into the contest. Every time you share you increase your chances of winning.

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In addition, EVERYONE who enters will get access to a host of exclusive resources absolutely free. You can check out the resources here: http://davidburkus.com/resources/ (As a subscriber, you’ve hopefully already checked these resources out.)

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Forbes: Is Your Big Business Idea Small Enough to Succeed?

My new piece for Forbes.com was published yesterday. The article, “Is Your Big Business Idea Small Enough to Succeed?,” examines the founder of Bonobos, Andy Dunn, and his strategy for starting the company with just one pair of pants. Having a focused product strategy has a lot of benefits, and being all things to all people has a lot of drawbacks. Want to hear more, check out the article on Forbes.com.

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HBR: The Irresistible Allure of Pre-crastination

My newest piece for Harvard Business Review blog is up. Titled “The Irresistible Allure of Pre-crastination,” this piece examine some fascinating research on what the researchers have labelled PRE-crastination. Too often when asked to complete a task, we jump right into trying to get it done and can sometimes choose a method of completion that is more difficult than what we would have considered if we took a pause and thought through the process. It’s not an endorsement of procrastination, instead a warning to think before you act.

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