“You aren’t going to change the world with your ideas.”
But why not at least try? What have we got to lose?
Often I encounter people who have ideas but never do more than sit and think about them. They tell me, “I have this great idea,” but when I ask how it’s going a month later, I’m told the…
Do you need to have a set creative process in order to be successful?
I’m not so sure. If I have a process, I am not aware of it.
More often than not, my own “process” for doing creative work (whether it’s programming, designing, or tying sticks together using twine) is simply to tinker…
Bill Watterson, the creator of the comic strip Calvin & Hobbes, is famously media-averse. He’s given two interviews, total since he retired his strip in 1995. Reporters have staked out his home in Ohio to no avail. The man just prefers not to be a public figure. But in the documentary Stripped (which you can buy or rent on iTunes), Watterson not only gives an interview, he drew the art for the poster—the first Watterson cartoon to be published in nearly 20 years.
If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said ‘faster horses.’