WHY DID THIS MAKE ME SO HAPPY
THIS MADE MY DAY I AM SMILING SO MUCH
“ Everyone who became great at something has a similar story: For years, they worked on their craft every day, even if they weren’t in the mood. Always pushing, practicing, working, and improving…Yes it takes thousands of hours of practice, but that’s good news! It’s a clear path and it’s under your control. ”
Derek Sivers on How to change, or build, your career. Appropriate time to announce that I’ve joined the Product Design team at Facebook.
It’s taken me a long time to build up the knowledge, capabilities, and portfolio to get to this point in my career. I’m fortunate to be where I’m at today, but a big chunk of that has been diligently working; day-in and day-out.
“ I am convinced that creativity is a priority to the integrity of the universe and that life is regenerative and conformity meaningless. ”
Buckminster Fuller (via alteringminds)
William Faulkner, born on this day in 1897, on writing, the meaning of life, and what working in a brothel taught him about storytelling.
Also see this fascinating read on the psychology of writing and the cognitive science of the perfect creative environment.