"It is with great pleasure that I am writing to you
after reading your fascinating Idea Book. My brain is on
fire and the wheels are turning. Thank you for the sleepless
nights, empowered by creative thoughts and ideas."
- Phyllis C., Fine Arts and Communications
you like to do what you love and still pay your bills? Barbara
believes that everyone should live their dreams and she
shows you exactly how to do it in her typical down-to-earth
way. Read about the accountant who became a cowboy (without
losing any income), the woman who created a high-paying
career based entirely on her love of reading books and the
artist who was an out-of-work secretary and is now a wildly
successful photographer who's been featured on CNN, The
New York Times and dozens of other major newspapers. You'll
find jobs you probably never heard of and dozens of unexpected
ways to realize dreams everyone told you were impossible.
There are even ideas in these pages that no one is using
yet but might be perfect for you.
the conventional wisdom that says you'll need lots of money,
fancy credentials, business plans, bank loans or investors.
Thousands of people are already doing what they love without
any of those things. Barbara Sher's Idea Book is designed
to give you a completely new viewpoint and to jump start
your own creativity. Barbara won't leave you there, however.
She has included in the back of the book the precise steps
that will turn your ideas into reality.
is not available in any bookstore. It was offered only by by public television
stations as a pledge gift. However, Barbara has had so many
requests for the Idea Book from locations where her shows
aren't airing that she made it available here.
ebooks are in PDF format.