Do a Huge Volume of Work
Ira Glass on the creative process: A video.
A few days ago, I ran across the Cult of Done Manifesto by Bre Pettis, while reading a book entitled Linchpin by Seth Godin. I was so impressed and inspired that I read it to my daughter. Next, I’m buying the poster. You’ll never look at “getting stuff done” the same way again.
After 10 years of living abroad, Daniel Gutierrez finally made it back home. A few years ago, being part of operating a family farm in Costa Rica was the farthest thing from his mind; developing software for banks doesn’t usually lead to dreams of growing fruits and vegetables on the side of a mountain.
One glance is never enough. The first time your eyes alight on something, you may see a flower. In the second go-around, the dancing fairies inside the petals take you by surprise. You missed them the first time; but were they really there? That’s the way the mind, imagination and magic work in the world of artist, Margreet Wielemaker-Postma.
I have a secret. I get a special and sometimes mysterious pleasure from breaking rules. I have learned to have an outward appearance of agreeability to retain my job, maintain my driver’s license and stay out of the pokie. But, in reality, I am sometimes looking for a rule to break.