CREATIVITY IS NOT
FAIRY DUST AND
CREATIVE WORK, SUMMARIZED:
In the time you set aside each day to work
your ass off, ignore anything that makes
you consider stopping.
Merlin Mann, Sayer Of Smart Things
TALKIN’ WITH MERLIN: FAILURE – http://bit.ly/merlinfailure
EXPLORER • ARTIST • JUDGE • WARRIOR
1. Assume there will always be tools that are
better than the ones you have now.
Assume that events in the world will
JUST FOR NOW. continue to happen or not happen
regardless of whether you learn about
– This guy again. 3. Assume that you understand and control
I told you he was smart. an embarrassingly minute percentage of
4. Assume that none of this matters if you’re
determined to make something you care
You’re going to suck at first.
Have a ritual.
Eventually, you will suck less.
I STRUGGLE WITH EVERYTHING I JUST SAID EVERY DAY.
MOST CREATIVE PEOPLE DO.