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"...what makes it art, is that the person who made it overcame the resistance, ignored the voice of doubt and..."

“What matters, what makes it art, is that the person who made it overcame the resistance, ignored the voice of doubt and made something worth making. 11 more words


Too much doing, not enough knowing? Lefsetz? How to win an argument with a scientist?

Too much doing, not enough knowing?

You don’t know Lefsetz?

I was talking to someone dedicating his career to working in newspapers.

I asked him what he thought of the work of… 563 more words


Power of Positive

The rejectionists

“We can choose to define ourselves (our smarts, our brand, our character) on who rejects us.

Or we can choose to focus on those that care enough to think we matter. 30 more words


Embrace expectations

Setting expectations is the only way to achieve goals.

One of Seth’s recent blog posts got me thinking about the power of expectations and why it is critical to create them. 286 more words

Life Lessons

Dangerous Curves Ahead

You hear a lot in writing circles in regards to the pursuit of publication—just persevere. Keep at it. You’ll get there.

I heard this a lot when I was going for my ultimate job in nursing. 800 more words


Balance, Willpower Fatigue, and working past the point where your original ideas are all already on the page

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My favorite book all year was called Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength by Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney.

There aren’t many books that really change the way you think on certain subjects, but this book really changed my outlook on willpower and, as a result, my own daily life. 760 more words

Writing And Storytelling Advice

The tribes we lead: - Courtesy TED.com

Seth Godin argues the Internet has ended mass marketing and revived a human social unit from the distant past: tribes. Founded on shared ideas and values, tribes give ordinary people the power to lead and make big change. 102 more words

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