If you’re a creator, find your ratatouille
Unconventional advice for aspiring creators:
If you’re a creator, find your ratatouille. A tried and true recipe, something tasty that you can produce consistently.
Aspiring creators should consider their early careers as team sports. Boy bands like NSYNC, BTS, and One Direction are case studies—the sum greater than its parts. Collectives capture attention; they’re launchpads for solo careers.
Every creator needs sunshine. Friends that brighten their day.
If you’re at the world’s greatest ice cream shop, sample as many flavors as you can before making a choice. The same goes for refining your content diet. Twitter is the ultimate ice cream shop.
Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, and Napoleon Bonaparte had it all wrong. To conquer the world, you don’t need to conquer other people. To conquer the world, you need to conquer yourself.
Pencils are medicine for wandering minds.
You stand out by being focused. You determine where to focus by being intentionally unfocused.
Your work is like a fine wine. Writing, artwork, and illustrations develop beauty over time. Worry less about imperfections. Focus more on progress.
When getting started, you’re like an uncut gem: gritty, raw, and tarnished. Over time, you develop shape, polish skills, and shine like a diamond.
Writing isn’t about words on a page, it’s about engaging the mind, pulling the heart, and freeing the soul.
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