“The dog ate my homework…”
“I was dropped when I was a baby…”
“I don’t have enough time…”
“The boss won’t let me…”
I’m not feeling particularly inspired today. I don’t even want to write anything on this blog.
The first is this: Fight through the Resistance. Author of The War of Art Steven Pressfield explains in his book that there is a force warring against your creativity. It is called “the Resistance,” and it wants to keep you from your destiny.
You need to get up every day, expecting resistance, and fight through it.
You need to not wait for inspiration, but do your part by showing up. It’s up to the Muse to do the rest. Read the rest of this entry »
Jason Fried of 37 Signals posted a tweet recently saying how sad it is when business surveys set “satisfied” as their highest metric for success. What a “low bar” to set, he laments. Read the rest of this entry »