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Title:
Make it happen : the creative entrepreneur's guide to transforming your dreams into reality / Jenna Herbut.
ISBN:
9780995266537
Publication Information:
[Vancouver, Canada] : Page Two Books : distributed in Canada by Raincoast Books, [2018]

©2018
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xi, 240 pages ; 21 cm
Abstract:
"From the brains behind Make It, one of North America's largest and most successful craft shows, comes this book to help handmade entrepreneurs turn their great ideas into reality. Make It Happen is the how-to book to help entrepreneurs sharpen their creative vision, figure out--and overcome--what's holding them back from turning their great ideas into reality, and get started making it happen. Jenna Herbut is the brains behind Make It, one of North America's largest and most successful craft shows, and Make It Happen is packed with her hard-won insight and inspiration. The book contains lessons learned over Jenna's entrepreneurial journey; case studies and tips from creative, courageous entrepreneurs who realized their dreams by overcoming fear and resistance; and invaluable "Make It Real" exercises to get you practicing and applying new techniques, skills and ideas. By the end of Make It Happen you'll be well on your way to becoming one of a beautiful breed of risk takers who are willing to put it all on the line to make their vision a reality."--provided by publisher.
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Summary

Summary

From the creator of Make It, one of Canada's largest and most successful craft fairs, comes the how-to book to help entrepreneurs turn big ideas into reality.

Make It Happen is packed with hard-won insight and inspiration from Jenna Herbut, the founder of Make It. Referring to lessons learned over the course of her entrepreneurial journey, Jenna shares case studies and hot tips from creative, courageous entrepreneurs who also realized their dreams by overcoming fear and resistance.

Learn how to make your own dreams come true with invaluable "Make It Real" exercises to help you practice and apply new techniques, skills, and ideas to make it happen. Discover how to:
* Tap into your unique passion and let it shine
* Think and act to make it happen
* Figure out what to do when it's just not happening

By the end of Make It Happen you'll be well on your way to becoming part of a breed of brave risk-takers who are willing to put it all on the line to make their vision a reality.


Author Notes

Jenna Herbut is the creator of the Booty Belt, which sold into 120 boutiques all over Canada, the United States, and Japan and was featured in Flare, Elle Canada, LouLou, and on CityLine, CTV, and Global news. After touring as a vendor in craft shows and festivals across the country, Herbut founded and promoted her own fair, Make It , which quickly expanded to a bi-annual, three-city event. Make It has become a well-known community for both new and established makers, and boasts 100,000+ shoppers yearly. Since the inception of the Make It fair, Herbut has expanded her business to include MakeItTV and Make It University , which distribute online learning resources to new entrepreneurs and makers.