“Nothing” is not the opposite of something. It’s the fertile field that gives birth to everything.
Karl Lagerfeld is best known for his work at Chanel, but his influence extends beyond the world of fashion. He offered inspiration and timeless wisdom to creatives in every field.
What if staring out the window and letting your mind wander aimlessly was the most productive thing you could do? Could you allow yourself to do it? It’s harder than you might think.
If you want people to hear your voice, you need to listen to yourself first.
Stand-up comedy requires a willingness to test your material in public. In a culture that values expertise, the willingness to be wrong takes courage.
When you give up everything you love to grow your business, you’ll end up killing your business and yourself. The way to fill your pipeline is to fill your soul and spirit, so you can serve from a full tank.
Our expectations for what productivity should look like can keep us from creating space for deep work. But this space is crucial for both productivity and creativity.