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By Roger von Oech

Revised and multiplied for the Nineties, here's the bestselling creative-thinking vintage written by means of America's ultimate creativity advisor. Illustrated.

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It helped that she had enough confidence in herself, and was outgoing enough, to just do it. “Everyday it was like, ‘Oh my God. ’” She worked with Toni Braxton and got Morrissey on the cover of Details magazine. ” In the midst of this incredible, busy, fun experience, Sid was offered a job to do publicity at another company with the woman who took her to Susan Blond. She turned it down and decided to keep doing what she was doing, for a while at least. How did it happen that people were chasing her down to come work with them or for them, and she was only a few years out of school?

Many of us look back in agony on our first days and months in the workplace and wonder why we just spent three First-Job Frustrations 19 weeks gathering information for a database that won’t be used or frustrated that our degree has led us to, well, this. It’s normal to have first-job blues, but it’s also important to work through those blues and to listen to them. If you’re pretty upset about your job the majority of the time, you may need to look in other directions for work. But what’s probably more likely is that you are left, from time to time, depressed and not thrilled like you thought you would be.

You may get some extra projects or be able to help on things you wouldn’t normally be considered for, because you have a valuable skill. STEPPING UP TO THE PLATE—WITHOUT STEPPING ON TOES There is a need at some point to assert yourself and not just react to what’s going on around you. Many times when we’re new to anything, we defer to those who are more experienced or have been around longer. But there comes a time when we can be that person, to some extent at least. Asserting yourself at work is a necessary thing, because this is your life and you can’t just be reactionary, right?

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