Tag Archive for 'Mindsets'

You want something. Go and get it. Period. => An Interview with Will Smith

An Excellent Interview with Will Smith Some Quotes from the Video Greatness is not this wonderful, esoteric, elusive, god like feature that is only in the special among us. It is something that truly exists in all of us. It’s very simple. The separation of talent and skill is one of the greatest misunderstood concepts [...]

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Incomplete Manifesto for Growth

Growth With a nod Christine Mauersberger for the pointer, I love the Incomplete Manifesto for Growth by Bruce Mau. Some of my favorite statements 3. Process is more important than outcome. 9. Begin anywhere. [great advice if you are stuck] 30. Organization = Liberty. 41. Laugh. And I would add one more: Think Big! Read [...]

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Make a Big Bold Statement about your Art

Big Intentions I wrote the following on my blog and facebook fanpage today: Having created a significant body of work over the last decade (nearly 200* completed quilts), I plan to continue pushing myself to excellence by building on past successes and learning from the mistakes. Working as a professional artist, with any eye to [...]

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The Power of Responsibility

Responsibility What is responsibility? In the words of Deepak Chopra it is the ability to have a response: If you look at the word ‘re-spon-si-bil-i-ty’, it means the ability to have a response. Responsibility means to have a creative response to a challenge… So what responsibility means is expanding your awareness. I really love this [...]

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