Brilliance Demands Bravery
Creativity and bravery are two sides of the same coin.
It is an act of bravery to know yourself. So as creatives, we have a responsibility to do so.
Mediocrity doesn't just happen, it's chosen overtime. It's chosen in small ways, small compromises we make along the way in a daily basis, when faced with uncertainty.
That's what creativity is—assaulting uncertainty on a daily basis.
Nobody wakes up in the morning thinking, "I can't wait to crank out a steaming pile of crap today." And yet it happens.