Advice to Students: When choosing a career, consider jobs where the idea of a vacation from it repulses you.
If you spend your life doing what you love, the speed at which the world goes on and changes around you is irrelevant.
Being true to yourself and doing what you’re passionate about and recognizing that maybe that’s actually going to cause millions of people not to love you
Listening to Hypercritical was my favourite weekend past-time for the past couple of years. I’m a bit sad to see it end because i”ll miss those epic Siracusa rants. The show single handedly changed the way i look at products/services.
I’ve really enjoyed every minute of those 100 episodes + their corresponding After Dark shows. It has been a great ride.
What would you do if you were fired from your Job today?
So, If you are fired today, what would you do? What would you work on next? And, more importantly why aren’t you doing that now?
Nothing you will ever make will ever be perfect. Nothing. Being a good designer isn’t about aiming for perfection, it’s about being open-minded enough to clearly see what’s not perfect. It’s about aiming for what’s better. But the minute that you think perfection is attainable you’ve begun closing your eyes to what can actually be improved.
No one can know what they hold inside until they’re tested by true and dire circumstances.
The Story outline for this episode was provided by Louis Kornfeld and The show was Produced & directed by Jonathan Mitchell.
I’m a big fan of the “The Truth” and i’m damn sure you will be one after listening to this episode.
Constraints often breed creativity because they force you to improvise — to think differently. But self-restraint is just as important. And harnessed correctly, it can yield far greater results.
If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.
Be fair to people, but always stand up for what you believe in. Don’t follow the crowd if they don’t truly represent your thoughts.
I think if you do something and it turns out pretty good, then you should go do something else wonderful, not dwell on it for too long. Just figure out what’s next.