In 2010 world-renowned innovation expert Clayton M. Christensen gave a powerful speech to the Harvard Business School’s graduating class. Drawing upon his business research, he offered a series of guidelines for finding meaning and happiness in life. He used examples from his own experiences to explain how high achievers can all too often fall into traps that lead to unhappiness.,The speech was memorable not only because it was deeply revealing but also because it came at a time of intense personal reflection: Christensen had just overcome the same type of cancer that had taken his father’s life. As Christensen struggled with the disease, the question “How do you measure your life?” became more urgent and poignant, and he began to share his insights more widely with family, friends, and students.,In this groundbreaking book, Christensen puts forth a series of questions: How can I be sure that I’ll find satisfaction in my career? How can I be sure that my personal relationships become enduring sources of happiness? How can I avoid compromising my integrity???and stay out of jail? Using lessons from some of the world’s greatest businesses, he provides incredible insights into these challenging questions., is full of inspiration and wisdom, and will help students, mid-career professionals, and parents alike forge their own paths to fulfillment.
In the last three years, Unsplash has become one of the fastest-growing and most engaged online photography communities.,Every month, the photos on Unsplash are viewed and downloaded nearly a billion times by creative individuals from writers to designers, bloggers, artists, and more. Every photo is free to download, licensed openly so you can do whatever you want with them, and shared with a simple message: Make something awesome.,The Unsplash Book is a 250 page,11.5″ X 8.75″ hardcover photography, design and art book featuring work from 120 photographers, writers, and artists. Every element in the book, from the photos, to the title, cover, and materials, was sourced from our community making it the first fully crowdsourced open book.,Each of The Unsplash Book’s five main chapters focuses on a different aspect of the creative process from inspiration, to incubation, to finding space, and reflecting on what you’ve done. We reached out to some of the greatest writers and thinkers in the new creative economy to share their thoughts about the future of creativity. People like: Paul Jarvis: Best-selling author and renowned web designer James Allworth: Co-author of , Kirby Ferguson: Filmmaker and creator of the , series Tobias van Schneider: Award-winning designer Lauren Bath: Renowned travel photographer Stephanie Georgopulos: Writer and Editor of Human Parts Whether on your coffee table or your desk, The Unsplash Book was designed as a spark for your creative spirit-something to pick up when you’re facing the long, dark nights of the creative process and find hope and inspiration.