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"Everybody is inspired by somebody."
Instead, chew on one thinker—writer, artist, activist, role model—you really love. Study everything there is to know about that person. Then find three people that thinker loved, and find out everything about them. Repeat this as many times as you can. Climb up the tree as far as you can go. Once you build your tree, it’s time to start your own branch.
Go deeper than anybody else—that’s how you’ll get ahead.
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"Fake it ’til you make it."
First, you have to figure out who to copy. Who to copy is easy. You copy your heroes—the people you love, the people you’re inspired by, the people you want to be. Do not copy from only one hero... copy from all ...
The best advice is not to write what you know, it’s to write what you like. Write the kind of story you like best—write the story you want to read.
Whenever you’re at a loss for what move to make next, just ask yourself, 'What would make a better story?'
“Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said a...
“Every new idea is just a mashup or a remix of one or more previous ideas.”
If you’re out of ideas -
You never know where it’s going to lead you.
If you have two or three real passions, don’t feel like you have to pick and choose between them. Don’t discard. Keep all your passions...
“You have to dress up for the job you want, not the job you have, and you have to start doing the work you want to be doing.”
In this age of information abundance and overload, those who get ahead will be the folks who figure out what to leave out, so they can concentrate on what’s really important to them.
"Creativity isn’t just the things we choose to put in, it’s the things we choose to lea...
“Good artists borrow, great artists steal.” - This the quote of Steve Jobs. But he may be misquoted it from "Lesser artists borrow; great artists steal" by Pablo Picasso who was rephrasing Igor Stravinsky.
But may the original one is T. S. ...
“Good artists borrow, great artists steal.”
There’s only one not-so-secret formula that the author knows: Do good work and share it with people.
by Austin Kleon
A learner who loves to share wisdom on personal growth, happiness, and success on Deepstash. Topics include motivation, habits, goals, and mindset. Believes that everyone can achieve their dreams with the right attitude and action.
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