The human body is made of 72% water and the rest is pure will.
Addressing the issues of racial reconciliation: how do we come together as a community in the things that divide us most?
One of my biggest pet peeves is the fact that for every first step towards segregated thinking that is both evil and destructive and unproductive in every way, is the illusion that any two of us are exactly alike.
There is this trade off. The more you document your own life, the more you check in, the more you tweet, the more you post photos of what you did last night. The more you do all this stuff ... In a way, you start to step out of those moments.
I love this feeling of slowly creating something that became more and more beautiful over time.
" Allowing yourself to find the things that you love and dedicating your life to doing them"
Fear is not always a bad thing. Anxiety is married to creativity. If you don't feel that little bit of fear now and again then you're not really moving forward.
Reframe success ... Success is not shared prestige, award or power, it's impact.
Fake it. Make Shit Up. Repeat. ... You do that enough and someone is going to pay you to do it.
This is a point in which the story changes from things that happen to me to things that happen because of me.
Rejection can sometimes take us to a beautiful place.
I am going to take a big fat moment to express my gratitude for being alive and well in Austin, Texas this morning.
If you do it right, ... the conversation you have in a meeting with a client is 99% about their business and their goals, and 1% about these esoteric tools that we as graphic designers have at our disposal to have them achieve those goals...
I like to look back at it now and laugh at how naive I was because it was an incredibly, incredibly romantic vision that materalized very quickly into a "This is ridiculous. Why am I this far into this?"
I had no idea what it would take financially to open a brewery; I had no idea how how to run the operations of a brewery, but I had a vision, and I believed in it.
Things that appear optimal and effortless and are effortless--easy, pleasant, nice--those aren't the things that lead to meaningful change.
There's no achievement until you have realized, that what you have achieved is the brick that you build the wall for the future.
If people say "oh what a good idea", then you're standing in a queue.
Failing is, of course, it's ok. If you take it the right way, that you haven't failed, take it as an experience. But most of all be curious, thankful and proud about what you have done.
Always remember to be humble, passionate and determined.
The economy is just a set of rules that you use to interact with the resources. It is not fixed, and our current model is unfixable.
We hold up the economy or the monetary system as these unchangeable veins that give life to our society but that thinking is really an illusion.
Many people believe that great designers get great clients. It's not true. It's the other way around.
The more innovative you are, the sharper you are, the smarter you are, the more courageous you have to be.
Lo común no es el éxito, lo común es el fracaso. Fracasados ¡No están solos!
Otro gran beneficio que tiene hablar abiertamente del fracaso, es que nos permite ser más felices y ser más auténticos.