Vivian Syroyezhkina

Vivian Syroyezhkina - Editor Tick

New York, NY, USA

Former assistant editor @ Penguin Random House. I'd love to take your business or self-help project to the next level!

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Overview

I'm an editor based in (the uncool part of) Brooklyn. In my time at Penguin Random House, I took business and self-help books at various levels of completion and helped them reach their fullest potential. Editing is like a puzzle to me, and finding out a way to iron out a project's knots is what I do best.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Business & Management
Self-help & Self-improvement

Certifications

  • New York University Summer Publishing Institute
  • New York University - M.S. in Publishing: Digital and Print Media

Work experience

Editor

Self-employed
November, 2018 – Present (5 months)

Assistant Editor

Penguin Random House
December, 2017 – November, 2018 (11 months)

Editorial Assistant

Penguin Random House
October, 2015 – November, 2017 (about 2 years)

Intern

Elyse Cheney Literary Associates
August, 2012 – December, 2012 (4 months)

Portfolio (6 selected works)

An Audience of One: Reclaiming Creativity for Its Own Sake

Srinivas Rao

The creator of the Unmistakable Creative podcast makes a counterintuitive argument: By focusing your creative work on pleasing yourself, you can increase your productivity, happiness, and (eventually, paradoxically) the size of your audience.Creating for your own pleasure--whether you're writing a novel, composing songs, or painting a landscape--can seem pointless. It's tempting to focus on pu... read more

The creator of the Unmistakable Creative podcast makes a counterintuitive argument: By focusing your creative work on pleasing yourself, you can increase your productivity, happiness, and (eventually, paradoxically) the size of your audience.Creating for your own pleasure--whether you're writing a novel, composing songs, or painting a landscape--can seem pointless. It's tempting to focus on pu... read more

Herding Tigers: Be the Leader That Creative People Need

Todd Henry

A practical handbook for every manager charged with leading teams to creative brilliance, from the author of The Accidental Creative and Die Empty.The old adage that leading creative people is like herding cats is wrong. It's more like herding tigers.The jump from being responsible for your own creative output to managing the creative output of others is difficult. You have to master the trans... read more

A practical handbook for every manager charged with leading teams to creative brilliance, from the author of The Accidental Creative and Die Empty.The old adage that leading creative people is like herding cats is wrong. It's more like herding tigers.The jump from being responsible for your own creative output to managing the creative output of others is difficult. You have to master the trans... read more

Permission to Screw Up: How I Learned to Lead by Doing (Almost) Everything Wrong

Kristen Hadeed

The inspiring, unlikely, laugh-out-loud story of how one woman learned to lead–and how she ultimately succeeded, not despite her many mistakes, but because of them. This is the story of how Kristen Hadeed built Student Maid, a cleaning company where people are happy, loyal, productive, and empowered, even while they’re mopping floors and scrubbing toilets. It’s the story of how she went from b... read more

The inspiring, unlikely, laugh-out-loud story of how one woman learned to lead–and how she ultimately succeeded, not despite her many mistakes, but because of them. This is the story of how Kristen Hadeed built Student Maid, a cleaning company where people are happy, loyal, productive, and empowered, even while they’re mopping floors and scrubbing toilets. It’s the story of how she went from b... read more

Superthinking: Upgrade Your Reasoning and Make Better Decisions with Mental Models

Gabriel Weinberg, Lauren McCann

An easy to read, helpful guide to thinking better--Thinking Fast and Slow meets The Decision Book.About 15 years ago, entrepreneur Gabriel Weinberg (currently CEO & Founder, DuckDuckGo) came across mental models - frameworks that help us better interpret information - and started using them to improve his thinking in every area of his life. Since then, he and his wife, MIT-trained Ph.D. Lauren... read more

An easy to read, helpful guide to thinking better--Thinking Fast and Slow meets The Decision Book.About 15 years ago, entrepreneur Gabriel Weinberg (currently CEO & Founder, DuckDuckGo) came across mental models - frameworks that help us better interpret information - and started using them to improve his thinking in every area of his life. Since then, he and his wife, MIT-trained Ph.D. Lauren... read more

Juliet's School of Possibilities: A Little Story About the Power of Priorities

Laura Vanderkam

From the bestselling author of What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast comes a compelling fable about the difference between busyness and true success.Riley Jenkins is an ambitious consultant who can't figure out why her firm hasn't promoted her to full partner. She's doing everything humanly possible--working weekends, answering emails immediately, attending every meeting, and sac... read more

From the bestselling author of What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast comes a compelling fable about the difference between busyness and true success.Riley Jenkins is an ambitious consultant who can't figure out why her firm hasn't promoted her to full partner. She's doing everything humanly possible--working weekends, answering emails immediately, attending every meeting, and sac... read more

Chief Joy Officer: How Great Leaders Elevate Human Energy and Eliminate Fear

Richard Sheridan

The founder of Menlo Innovations and author of the business culture cult classic Joy, Inc offers an inspirational guide to leaders seeking joy in the challenge of leading others.Rich Sheridan's Joy, Inc. told the story of how his tiny software company in Ann Arbor, Michigan achieved success and renown by embracing offbeat culture and human-centered values. In Chief Joy Officer, he turns his at... read more

The founder of Menlo Innovations and author of the business culture cult classic Joy, Inc offers an inspirational guide to leaders seeking joy in the challenge of leading others.Rich Sheridan's Joy, Inc. told the story of how his tiny software company in Ann Arbor, Michigan achieved success and renown by embracing offbeat culture and human-centered values. In Chief Joy Officer, he turns his at... read more

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