I recommend the following books for dog lovers and creatives…
The American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
Explaining Common Dog Behaviors and How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones
Jean Donaldson is one of the top dog trainers in the United States, and her training academy has gained a reputation as the Harvard for dog trainers and behavioral counselors. Now, you can harness her highly effective dog-training techniques and benefit from her expert guidance without leaving your home.
Susan M. Schneider
The Science of Consequences: How They Affect Genes, Change the Brain, and Impact Our World. This award-winning book received advance praise from well-known experts in genetics, neuroscience, and economics, as well as in psychology, behavior analysis, and animal training.
Jo-Rosie Haffenden and Nando Brown
This simple, practical guide will have you and your pooch mastering the basics of trick training in no time and opening up a whole new world of fun for both of you.
The book that has shaped modern dog training and ownership with its unique and scientifically sound recognition of the “cultural” differences between dogs and humans. Dogs can’t read so you need to in order to really understand your dog.
If you are curious about clicker training and want to give it a try, this is the place to begin. Karen Pryor’s readable, entertaining chapters introduce you to the why’s and how’s of clicker training from choosing a treat and timing the click to training a trick
Critical Advice And Strategy To Turn Subscribers Into Buyers & Grow A Six-Figure Business With Email. This is an excellent read for those who may find the idea of email marketing a little daunting!
An inspiring guide to creativity in the digital age, Steal Like an Artist presents ten transformative principles that will help readers discover their artistic side and build a more creative life.
Adam J. Kurtz
Handwritten and heartfelt, this pocket-sized book by designer Adam J. Kurtz offers wisdom and empathy from one working artist to others, with perforated pages to share or display.
The New York Times bestseller that explains why certain products and ideas become popular. “Jonah Berger knows more about what makes information ‘go viral’ than anyone in the world” (Daniel Gilbert, author of the bestseller Stumbling on Happiness).
First published twenty-five years ago, The Artist’s Way is the seminal book on the subject of creativity.
Tom Kelley, David Kelley
IDEO founder and Stanford d.school creator David Kelley and his brother Tom Kelley, IDEO partner and the author of the bestselling The Art of Innovation, have written a powerful and compelling book on unleashing the creativity that lies within each and every one of us.
A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul.
“A must read for anyone hoping to live a creative life… I dare you not to be inspired to be brave, to be free, and to be curious.” —PopSugar
“A warm, generous and hilarious guide through the writer’s world and its treacherous swamps.” —Los Angeles Times
In his New York Times bestseller Steal Like an Artist, Austin Kleon showed readers how to unlock their creativity by “stealing” from the community of other movers and shakers. Now, in an even more forward-thinking and necessary book, he shows how to take that critical next step on a creative journey―getting known.
This book is duct tape for the mouth of every artist’s inner critic. Silencing that stifling voice once and for all, this salve for creatives introduces ten truths they must face in order to defeat self-doubt.
The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideas—and how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Give and Take and co-author of Option B
Creative block presents the most crippling—and unfortunately universal—challenge for artists. No longer! This chunky blockbuster of a book is chock-full of solutions for overcoming all manner of artistic impediment.