The Creative Entrepreneur

Business made beautiful for artists, makers and designers.

It's easier than ever to start your own business but you may feel still feel overwhelmed and unsure of the right steps to move your business forward. The Creative Entrepreneur sets you on the right path, taking the stress out of business planning while offering actionable, straightforward advice that you can refer back to again and again.


When you travel, the journey is just as important as the destination—and packing is the first step. In How to Pack, Hitha Palepu, a former consultant who has traveled more than 500,000 cumulative miles around the world, shows that what and how you pack are who you are. Confidence and comfort inspire success upon arrival, whether you’re exploring a new city, hoping to nail a job interview, or relaxing on a beach. In How to Pack, you’ll learn about:

  • Power Pieces vs. Fantasy Pieces: How clothing earns its place in your suitcase

  • The Accessory Math Secret: The precise formula for all you need to finish off your outfits

  • Folding versus Rolling: What’s right for which items

  • Globetrotter Gorgeous: Editing your beauty routine while still looking great

  • The Packing Timeline: How to avoid “I’m forgetting something” syndrome

  • Pack Perfect Lists: Samples and blanks for any kind of trip


I love how comprehensive this book is, and it's practical, honest, and just well written and designed that it's such a delight to read through. If you're contemplating starting a business, this book will get you excited to get started.