This book brings together 38 creativity coaches from around the world to offer coaches, therapists, creatives and clients accessible and practical tools to get their creative work done.

Curated by two leading creativity coaches, these chapters seek to help coaches and clients alike tackle common challenges that all creatives face when finishing a project. Chapters cover topics such as procrastination, failure, accountability, perfectionism, mindfulness, the importance of support, perseverance and more, with each section finishing with tips for both clients and coaches that can be used in sessions. Filled with rich case studies and true stories from creativity coaches throughout, this book addresses the current issues of our times, such as the distractions of social media, remote working and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Applicable to a range of creative disciplines, this book is essential reading for coaches, therapists and their creative clients looking to complete their creative work efficiently and effectively.

chapter 2|5 pages

The Stories We Tell Ourselves

chapter 3|5 pages

Failure Is an Option

chapter 5|4 pages

The Joy of Completion

chapter 6|5 pages

Spotlight Your Intentions

chapter 8|5 pages


Journey or Destination?

chapter 9|4 pages

Three Steps to Perseverance

chapter 11|5 pages

Planting Your Work

chapter 14|5 pages

The Value of Support

chapter 15|5 pages

Shaping Routines That Work

chapter 19|5 pages

When the End Is Near

Creative Finishing

chapter 22|4 pages

Finding a Kinder Way to Let Go

chapter 23|6 pages

A Creative Structure for Completion

chapter 24|5 pages

The Quest(ions) to Completion

Lessons in Following Your Bliss

chapter 26|5 pages

Working From the Inside Out

chapter 27|7 pages

Finishing Paintings

chapter 28|5 pages

How to Get There From Here

Using Task Blocks to Complete Your Book

chapter 29|4 pages

Finishing by Design

chapter 31|4 pages

Timely Completing via Right Thinking

chapter 32|7 pages

Mind Yourself

chapter 33|4 pages

The Show Must Go On

So Must the Process

chapter 35|5 pages

Neuronal Energy Shot

Using Guided Imagery to Activate Performance Energy

chapter 38|5 pages

Creative Mental Fitness

chapter 39|4 pages

Sylvia and Her One Thing

chapter 40|8 pages

Journaling for Completion

chapter |5 pages

Co-Editor's Conclusion

12 Tips for Completing Your Creative Projects