Monthly Archives: January 2010

Tips from Hemingway

Here’s from another Nobel Prize winner, this time in literature… “I write one page of masterpiece to ninety one pages of shit,” Hemingway confided to F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1934. “I try to put the shit in the wastebasket.” Certainly seems applicable…

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What I Learned from Muhammad Yunus

I watched a Charlie Rose interview with Muhammad Yunus and then Annie Leibovitz.  I was tempted to skip the first interview because I was more interested in hearing what Annie Leibovitz had to say, but I’m glad I didn’t!  Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi banker who developed the idea of microcredit or microloans that essentially...

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Self-Portrait for the New Year

This was a recent self-portrait that I took before I decided to trim my beard.  I’m not really big on doing self-portraits, but I was kinda ready for a new picture of me, so why not?  Who knows, maybe I’ll continue it occasionally.  This is also going to be my beginning of getting back on...

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The War of Art

This post is going to be long.  Sorry.  I have included a very condensed, short and sweet, version at the end! I started and finished a book by Steven Pressfield entitled the Art of War in which this idea of Resistance (the enemy of creativity) is brought to the surface.  Pressfield divides his book into...

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