Archives for November, 2013

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The Joy of Creating

"Composing gives me great there is nothing that surpasses the joy of creation, if only because through it one wins hours of self-forgetfulness, when one lives in a world of sound."
Pianist and composer Clara Schumann (1819-1896)
In an article of hers, career change mentor Valerie Young writes:

"People told you to put away your silly ideas about being 'happy' and just get a 'good job.' So...
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Creative Thinking

Abandoning Your Creative Fulfillment

"Art is never finished, only abandoned."
That quote (attributed to both Leonardo da Vinci and Picasso) is most likely about the process of creating a piece of work - but what about abandoning even the attempt to create something: a painting, novel, smart phone app, new business, or anything substantial?

What if your talents and intelligence have gained success for you in an area that...
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