Browsed by
Tag: Scott Barry Kaufman

SHIFT TO IDLE

SHIFT TO IDLE

MY BIG CONFESSION I am an incorrigible daydreamer. When I was a kid, of course, there were those Bigs around me who kept predicting dire consequences for the disrespectful, lazy Space Cadet who was not listening, who could not focus, who had the attention span of a flea. I was told to concentrate.  I was told to go do something.  I was told I had to develop my Work Ethic.  I lost count of the number of times I got…

Read More Read More

SOLITUDE

SOLITUDE

Twyla Tharp, in her book, THE CREATIVE HABIT:  Learn It and Use It For Life, says, “It’s not solitude that slays a creative person.  It’s all that solitude without a purpose.  You’re alone, you’re suffering, and you don’t have a good reason for putting yourself through that misery.  To build up your tolerance for solitude, you need a goal.“

error

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)