Photography made me realize that there is more out there than just sit here and continue to see what I’ve been seeing every single day.
As a creator, you need to actively bake the marketing into your product.
Writing is the ultimate ‘deep work’ activity — to become a better writer, you need to practice your skills in a state of distraction-free concentration.
I have an idea that our political meltdown will be good for art. It imposes a new set of constraints, and for me constraints are liberating.
There is a difference between wanting abundance and choosing it.
If you don’t believe in yourself you will end up throwing away your creativity and ideas.
Greatness doesn’t come from a single great idea or Eureka moment. It comes from painstakingly borrowing other people’s work and building on it. We steal our way to greatness.
I used to rely on any of these vices to guide me at any given time- now I am fully responsible for everything I do and finding my passion, energy, motivation, and happiness is a heavy order every time.
Seeing only the top of the pyramid of a work of art, or a business, or an invention, or an idea, misses the beauty of the entire pyramid.
What do you want to be remembered for?