“Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn’t be done.”– Amelia Earhart
“Inspiration is for amateurs — the rest of us just show up and get to work. And the belief that things will grow out of the activity itself and that you will, through work, bump into other possibilities and kick open other doors that you would never have dreamt of if you were just sitting around looking for a great ‘art idea’.” -Chuck Close, American artist who achieved fame as a photorealist through massive-scale portraits
Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto -Dale Carnegie
Can’t say amen to this enough.
Effective remote CEOs understand how quality work happens: People need quiet, uninterrupted time to get things done. That’s how people get into a state of “flow,” which is crucial to thinking creatively or building something from scratch -Claire Lew
A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving. -Lao Tzu
One of my biggest personal problems is sitting back when it gets easy. I’ve never ever ever experienced anything good because of this personal habit. Just a reminder to myself as we start a new month to never be content.
There’s more to do than can EVER be done and I can’t think of anything MORE exciting than that.
Don’t be mediocre. Don’t aspire to mediocrity. Even if you fail, try to be awesome. At something. Anything. It doesn’t matter. Just try to be awesome. Try to do something as best you possibly can. Or better than anybody else. -Anthony Bourdain