This Might Not Work

Love this quote from Seth Godin: Hence the model, this might not work. And so on a good day, my story to myself is this might not work. That’s my job, to do something that might not work. The number of projects I’ve done, big and small, exceeds most people’s and the number of failures …

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Do It Your Way

Part of the reason we get into creative fields is because we don’t want to do things the way others do them. Having a boss is often hard for creatives because we see other options, but aren’t given the freedom to try them out. Once you’ve made that decision to become a freelancer, or creative …

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Good Things Will Happen

My mantra for the last few years has been to Make Progress Every Day. I heard another version of this principle yesterday on the Tim Ferriss Show with guest Ed Zschau. Ed said the following as his one piece of advice for listeners: Do what you like doing, do it the best way you know …

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We Are What We Pretend To Be

The quote “we are what we pretend to be” comes from Kurt Vonnegut. Who we are, what we do, it’s all a choice. The same principle surfaced in my Twitter timeline this week from writer/director Christopher McQuarrie: Whatever it is you want to become, be it now. For most of us creatives, there’s nothing stopping …

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