Get inspired for your On the Side Project
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- On the Side Project blog
Find here stories shared by those who are developing their dream projects - either business, charity or personal - while maintaining their day-to-day job.
- On the Side Project mailing list
At the On The Side Project mailing list, you will find my own opinions and context on the published story and/or storytellers. For a full On The Side Project experience I urge you to subscribe it freely. Just hit the link
- On the Side Project facebook page
People with on the side projects tend to keep developing new projects. Follow interesting developments and new projects of those who have previously shared their story in the blog.
Books that have inspired me
A great book, with important keys on how to develop your project's story. The reason why customers should opt for your brand rather than any other.
A genuinely innovative business book. Inspiring and showing that business can still be about changing the world for the better.
The point is clear. Almost, if not all, human interaction implies a sale. From the most simple product, to the most ethereal idea or even a perception of yourself. Are you ready to live in such a world? Get to know how we got here, but most important the new ABC of selling, six successor to the elevator pitch and many more that will help you become a more persuasive being.
A collection of ideas by someone who works with it everyday. A journey through the mind of several thought thinkers full of inspirational roads to follow
If you're on the side project is turning into an organization, don't let meeting kill your productivity. This manifest should be widely spread across every company.
This is a must read if you're using social media as a way to spread your on the side project. What you have been hearing/reading on how to maximize your reach is based on facts or gut feelings? This book comes from hard data analysis.
A hard to put down book that will drive you toward action and fighting resistance.
If your thinking on launching an on the side project then I highly recommend you to read this book. It will help you acknowledging resistance and knowing how to tame it. The risk is that you'll let fear (of failing, of succeeding, of exposing yourself...) destroy your chances even before you start.
A real life changer. Or at least will lead you to rethink on how to look at your work and make it your art.
Not to be missed.
It will make you question "Do I see it?" and "Do I care?", regarding every project you're involved.
Inspiration on the web
This was the blog that inspired the creation of the On the Side Project. It shares stories of people who have revolutionized their lives. Their pursuing their dream projects, no matter what, into a more fulfilling and meaningful life.
- Seth Godin's Blog
With daily posts from Seth Godin, this is a sure daily those of insightful view on Marketing, leadership and how to be a better artist in your job.
- The Cool Hunter
The name says it all. Visual inspiration in everything they share. Architecture, design and art are 3 of the many sorts of way to sparkle creativity on your mind.
New business ideas and trends that are appearing throughout the world. If your stuck on what idea should you pursue or you just like to be aware of creative business ideas, this is a must for you.
If art and design inspires you, then you should get to know this site.
- the listserve
This is a like a wild guess. If you sign up, you'll get each day an email from someone different writing about whatever that person wants to write. One day may be you the one chosen to write. So far it has almost 20.000 subscribers. I've subscribed f
- Mexxer - Revista de Empreendedorismo e da Sua MudanÃ§a
A Portuguese online magazine built to inspire and to drive a new attitude towards work, project and time management. To keep under your radar.
- The Awesome Foundation
This foundation gives away $1,000 to projects they consider to be awesome. Why not subject your on the side project to it? They ask no counterpart to it. It is also a source of inspiration through the projects funded before.
- The Story of Telling - Blog
A daily post helping you sort out if your project is telling the right story for your audience.
- Office Hours | Daniel H. Pink
Daniel H Pink's monthly interview program. Great audio interviews with even greater insightful people. As he says you can call it Car Talk . . . for the human engine. All episodes here or at iTunes
- Falar Criativo
Rui Branco has launched this podcast site in a quest for creativity. In several different and distinct areas, Rui interviews interesting and creative people to get closer on what creativity really is.
Either on the books, links or the lens itself, let me know your opinion. Or you can leave you own inspiration resources.