A time always comes in an artist’s life when he must take his bearings, draw closer to his own centre, and then try to stay there… A man’s work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened. This is why, perhaps, after working and producing for twenty years, I still live with the idea that my work has not even begun.Albert Camus – 1968
Don’t aim for consistently heroic efforts. Aim for being heroic at consistency.
Heroic efforts = take a huge toll emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Not a sustainable thing to strive for.
Consistency = compounds over time. Good enough over and over again makes you great.— Brad Stulberg (@BStulberg) September 18, 2018
I’m often asked why my site has this subtitle – here’s a concise explanation: