Anybody who tells you to bland your work out to make it more relatable is clueless. It’s the personal that’s universal.
TRUST NO ONE OTHER THAN YOURSELF
You’re the only one with your agenda.
IF YOU’RE UPSET ABOUT FAILING, YOU HAVEN’T FAILED ENOUGH
HAVE OUTSIDE INTERESTS
You will not get your best insights, your best stimulation, from hanging with musicians and reading trade magazines.
PERSEVERANCE IS KEY
And isn’t it interesting that the people who say they won’t quit do, and those who continue keepin’ on just do so silently. Perseverance is a skill, too often untaught in today’s instant gratification world. Greatness comes from frustration. If you haven’t lost sight of the destination, you’re on the wrong road.
TALENT IS EVERYTHING
HAVE YOUR OWN OPINIONS
Everybody’s got an agenda. When someone tells you something evaluate where they’re coming from as opposed to accepting it as truth.
LEARN HOW TO SAY NO
There could be a cost to taking that money.