Quotes

Gustave Flaubert Quote About Being Orderly

Gustave Flaubert On Being Orderly

The horribly misnamed “conventional wisdom” dictates creative work, or the creative worker, is inevitably disorganized. It’s widely accepted superstition. True, creative work can be chaotic, but organization is what allows us to deliver. Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work” – Gustave Flaubert   …

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Quote About Fork In The Road, Decisions

About Making Decisions

It has now been a week since I parted ways with a profitable business, after spending almost two years building it (read more about it here). I came across this quote earlier this week and I think it resonated with me because of what’s going on in my life. I don’t usually care for quotes …

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Quote About Starting Over by Seneca

Starting Over

Today is the first day of my new “unemployment”. Earlier this week I signed away the business I had been building since 2012. Chalk it up to the ol’ “incompatible business partners” with a little burnout thrown in, but the reality is that somewhere in the madness that is building a fast-growing, successful digital agency, …

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Quote The Warrior and The Artist

The Warrior and The Artist…

The biggest challenge of this path we have chosen is, without a doubt, the weight of starting over. No matter how much you’ve learned, worked, or fought for it, if you do creative work, you will be starting over. And over, again. Hasn’t happened to you yet? Get ready. When it comes, remember what you …

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Andre Gide Quote About Courage To Move On

About The Courage To Move On

Isn’t it tempting to stay close to the shore? That “known good” feels safe. Relationships, business, even menu items. How do you know that gut feeling that tells you to move on isn’t a horrible mistake? You don’t. That’s why it takes courage to move on. Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the …

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