“It is not so much the perfect destination as the perfect path,” says Jonathan Mead, on Robert Jackson’s excellent podcast A Quiet Mind. Is Jonathan right? Do we spend too much time focusing on the end result, and not enough on the path we take to get there? When I was raising money to go … Continue reading Is the journey more important than the goal?
Do you often have to describe ideas to others? Do you ever have to sell your vision to someone? Here are some tips for explaining a new vision, or abstract idea to somebody for the first time. This is by no means an easy thing to do. How do you let someone else see what is … Continue reading How to describe your ideas
Did you know that tension can be good for you? Robert Fritz, author of Your Life As Art and Creating, believes tension is the beginning of the creative process. “I call the relationship between the vision and current reality structural tension. During the creative process, you have an eye on where you want to go, … Continue reading Robert Fritz and structural tension
Great art always begins with great imagination, or vision. As creatives, we are always looking for inspiration, for that next idea. Sometimes that idea will tumble into our lives by accident. Sometimes an intuition will guide us on a creative adventure. Sometimes we might even call upon a deity or muse to bring us divine … Continue reading Imagination and visions