Imagine getting a job offer because someone reads your blog, not your resume. Imagine your hobby becoming your career due to a big following of support. Imagine growing your business or focusing on your art while developing a community of like minded people. Austin Kleon shows how it is possible in Show Your Work: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered. Vicki is also joined by nationally recognized credit card expert and consumer advocate Beverly Harzog whose new book Confessions of a Credit Junkie lets you learn from her mistakes and use your credit responsibly. 

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In his NYT Bestseller Steal Like An Artist, Austin Kleon gave readers the keys to unlocking their creativity. With his new book Show Your Work: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered, he tackles the next step – putting your work out in the world for people to notice while maintaining your focus and staying good at what you do. He shares valuable tips such as to think process rather than product, tell good stories, and don’t turn into human spam. Kleon was a keynote speaker at this year’s SXSW Interacitve, and his work has been featured in NPR, PBS, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He speaks frequently about creativity in the digital age for organizations such as Pixar, Google, SXSW, TEDx, and The Economist.

Confessions of a Credit Junkie: Everything You Need to Know to Avoid the Mistakes I Made is Beverly Harzog’s redemption after experiencing credit disaster early in her life. She shows readers how to use credit cards responsibly to not only help build your credit up and help to save money on insurance, mortgage rates, and other daily expenses, but also to actually turn a profit. She offers sound advice based on her own mishaps, including 10 mistakes NOT to make, seven ways to use a credit card to build your credit, credit card strategies, and a helpful quiz to guide you to choosing the right card for your situation. Beverly is a nationally recognized credit card expert, author, and consumer advocate. She has appeared on Fox News, ABC News Now, and CNN Newsource, is a frequent guest on syndicated radio shows, and her advice appears regularly in print and on major websites.

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