Point your camera towards the stories that need to be told. Pick up your pen and write the stories that the communities that are most vulnerable and do it with love and dignity and respect.
What I mean by creatives, I just mean people taking a risk. People going through some endeavor, trying to build or create or make something. I don't mean only artists or painters.
Making stuff is in all of us.
I think you learn compassion, you learn love. You learn to appreciate compassion, you learn to appreciate love when you really have been getting the opposite.
When you gather enough data together, you put it in formation. In formation. Information. So data becomes information and information gives you the ability to start creating knowledge from what has been put together. From that knowledge, you then gain intelligence that gives you the ability to act on that knowledge. From that intelligence you get wisdom which gives you the ability to decide if you want to act on that knowledge or not. and so, if you understand the trajectory and path, you understand your path and how it relates to creativity and genius.
So if you know anything about the architecture press, there's a disproportionate amount of ink spilled on designer's intentions with comparatively little, if any, on the experience of clients and users. I find that odd and short-sighted. You see, I've come to understand that buildings are about people and people are about stories.
Life is messy. People are messy. You can't control what life throws at you. . . . But what we can control is how we feel about it. What we can control is what kind of day we have.
Life is like a mountain range—you go up and down.
I don't think you ever actually arrive. It's always a journey.
Programmers are people who write code. Software designers tells what that code does.
When in doubt, always err on the side of generosity.
"El amor y la compasión no son lujos, son necesidades, y sin ellos la humanidad no puede sobrevivir" –Dalai Lama
La compasión implica el deseo de ayudar
They've all these left brain voices, these things that we should be, that we've been programmed with over our entire life span, that, in improv, we want to beat down and encourage people to let go of so that they can start taking risks and play in that place where failure is gonna happen.
I see your genius. Please share your light with the world every day.
If there's not a free spot in your calendar, there is no room for randomness. It means everything is planned.
I recognized what is important for me in life, it is not necessarily the doing as much as the being; the doing emerges out of the being.
What do you care about so much that it cracks your heart open?
The right relationship between creativity, the mind, and compassion of the heart is for the creativity to serve the passion.
Creativity is the capacity that all of us have, that can be harnessed to any particular end. We can focus our creativity on creating great community or we can focus our creativity on building bombs. You can be a creative sniper or you can be a creative nurse.
In this moment when everything was gone; I could still choose love, I could choose to be an instrument of love, I could send loving intentions to another human being. The other thing I realized is that ultimately that is all that matters.
What drove me was excellence, I wanted to be as good as I possibly could.
The question isn't how smart are you. The question is how are you smart.
There are a lot of Puritans about... also know as graphic designers.
Sign writers have style they don't have typefaces!
There's nothing that increases your confidence like being confident!