Anne Hathaway once commented about being highly sensitive and comparing her career as an actor to another artist: “I cry terribly easily…I was reading an article about Kate Winslet in Vogue, and I love her so much, I started crying, realizing how great she is and how far I have to go.” The entertainment business may be a […]
What seems to be a setback, error or limitation, may often be valuable for encouraging more creative thinking and innovation.
Valerie Young writes about two “mistakes” that resulted in very successful products:
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Creating may often include anxiety and other sorts of fear. We need to develop courage and learn how to deal with these feelings to be more fully creative.
“Art work is ordinary work, but it takes courage to embrace that work.”
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How do you respond to a project that does not really work, perhaps something you choose to abandon? How can we benefit from making mistakes? In her article “18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently,” Carolyn Gregoire writes, “Resilience is practically a prerequisite for creative success, says [psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman]. “Doing creative work is often described […]
Many talented comedians and comic actors acknowledge there is a dark side to being funny or performing comedy. Parker Posey has commented: “I can do comedy, so people want me to do that, but the other side of comedy is depression. “Deep, deep depression is the flip side of comedy. Casting agents don’t realize it […]