Let Me Out: Unlock Your Creative Mind and Bring Your Ideas to Life

Let Me Out: Unlock Your Creative Mind and Bring Your Ideas to Life

by Peter Himmelman


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From award-winning musician turned communications expert Peter Himmelman, science-based techniques and simple exercises to get unstuck and unlock your creative potential.

Do you want to stop procrastinating? Would you love to be more creative? Is there an idea you’ve dreamt of making a reality? Whether it's learning ragtime piano, losing 30 pounds, or starting an organic jellybean company, Himmelman's unique, inspiring methods will give you the tools and confidence you need to harness your fear and take steps to make your goals a reality.
Using practices mined from his years as a successful musician, Himmelman shows you how to open your mind and unite left AND right-brained thinking through powerful and deceptively easy exercises that will enable you to:

-Create more fearlessly, whether it's an ad campaign, a song, or a new business 
-Communicate more effectively
-Finish projects that have stayed in the "bits and pieces" phase forever 
-Make your ideas take shape in the real world
The perfect tool for anyone in a mental rut, Let Me Out will force you to stop listening to the negative thoughts that hold you back and achieve the professional and personal success you deserve.

*SILVER WINNER OF 2016 NAUTILUS AWARD in Inner Prosperty/Right Livelihood*

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780143110958
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/11/2016
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 741,833
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

PETER HIMMELMAN is the founder of Big Muse, a company that teaches creative thinking, leadership skills, and deeper levels of communication in all facets of life—from personal to professional. As Big Muse has grown in popularity over the last four years, Peter has come to share his program with thousands of individuals, including charitable organizations, start-ups and international brands. A successful musician, he has been nominated for Emmy and Grammy awards, won the NAAPA Album of the Year Award, won six consecutive Parents Choice Gold Awards, and recieved six ASCAP awards.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

Part 1 The Challenges 1

Chapter 1 Meet Marv 3

Chapter 2 History's Heavy Hand 15

Chapter 3 A Man in Marv's Grip 29

Chapter 4 Meet the Deflators 43

Part 1 Review 53

Part 2 The Rewards 55

Chapter 5 The Taste of Victory 57

Chapter 6 Kid-Thinking and Karate Kicks 71

Chapter 7 Recognizing Stuck-Thinking 83

Part 2 Review 96

Part 3 The Process 99

Chapter 8 Be Present 101

Chapter 9 FutureVision 107

Chapter 10 Staying True 115

Part 3 Review 121

Part 4 The Path 123

Chapter 11 The Backache of Change 125

Chapter 12 Exploding the Logjams 134

Chapter 13 Filters vs. Doorways 143

Chapter 14 Finding Your Motivation 155

Part 4 Review 170

Part 5 The Nurture 173

Chapter 15 Pulling the Plug 175

Chapter 16 Of Posses and Puzzles 183

Chapter 17 Fusing Form and Structure 194

Part 5 Review 206

Putting It All Together 209

Special Thanks 215

About the Author 217

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