creative process

Make Before You Manage – The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss – Self Improvement Article

Try looking at your mind as a wayward puppy that you are trying to paper train. You don’t drop-kick a puppy into the neighbor’s yard every time it piddles on the floor. You just keep bringing it back to the newspaper.―Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life Not long ago, a creature died in the walls of my home. To be precise, it gave up the ghost in the heating system, so that death fumes were…

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7 Ways Successful Creatives Think Differently than Unsuccessful Ones – Personal Development Article

As a publishing executive, I worked with authors for more than three decades. I’ve also worked with speakers, recording artists, designers, and other creatives. I have had the privilege of working with the best—and the challenge of enduring the worst. What separates the two? That question is of greater importance now than ever before because creative work plays a bigger role in business today than at any previous time. Ask any entrepreneur. The easy answer is the wrong one. It’s…

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Edward Norton — On Creative Process, Creative Struggle, and Motherless Brooklyn (#393) – Personal Development Article

“It’s nice to be reminded that it’s been hard for other people when they were getting things done that you admired, because it maybe gives you that extra little bit of determination or patience to persevere a little more.” — Edward Norton Edward Norton (@EdwardNorton) is one of the most celebrated actors of his generation. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards for his performances and has starred in, produced, written, or directed more than 30 films. His most recent…

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