Stop worrying. Keep working. Advice T. Bone Burnett gave Roeanne Cash, according to her in this NYPL discussion with Paul Holdengräber.
Find a way to enjoy your work, because you’ll spend most of your life doing it. Jake Knapp, Design Partner at GV (Google Ventures) or rather his dad. I like this piece of advice because it doesn’t say find work you enjoy, because it’s not possible for everyone in our current system to make their passion their …
Self-care isn’t a reward. It’s part of the process. Good advice by a career counselor via Lifehacker.
You say you are a nameless man. You are not to your wife and to your child. You will not long remain so to your immediate colleagues if you can answer their simple questions when they come into your office. You are not nameless to me. Do not remain nameless to yourself – it is …
Respond, not react. The best advice Veronica Belmont (#DearVeronica) ever received.
48. Limit self-criticism in early drafts. Turn it loose during revision. Fifty Writing Tools: Quick List by Roy Peter Clark
Every job is being done by schmucks, so why not you? The best advice Mike Senese, Executive Editor of Make: Magazine ever received.
One hears it a lot on airplanes: “Make sure you have your own mask on, before helping others with theirs.” Daniel Handler [Lemony Snicket], upon being asked “What’s your very best life advice?"
I’d just say to aspiring journalists or writers—who I meet a lot of—do it now. Don’t wait for permission to make something that’s interesting or amusing to you. Just do it now. Don’t wait. Find a story idea, start making it, give yourself a deadline, show it to people who’ll give you notes to make …
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. Fairly good advice from tennis great Arthur Ashe. found via swissmiss