Browsing tag: Talent

The Source of Creativity

A few people have asked me how I come up with my ideas for the The Caliverse that I write on a regular basis. I haven't ever tried to lockstep a process and I am cautious of trying to do so. To me it's like trying to distil the essence of love as if it were some sort of jus to be served up with a good rib eye.  No good will come from putting process onto some things. However, I am aware of a stream of creative stimulus that is constantly available to me, which I will try to describe. I turn to that Pixar classic Finding Nemo

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Take a chance on doing what you love

"You can fail at what you don't want. So you might as well take a chance on doing what you love." Jim Carrey I am not a huge fan of Jim Carrey movies but I can appreciate that the man has talent and sublime comedic timing. The Ritalin I wish he took would obviously detract from this genius he has. That said, he recently gave a commencement speech at the Maharishi University of Management which wowed me. I’d like to call out some of the commentary that really connected with me and I’d like to understand what his speech causes

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