Creating the appropriate distance

I’ve been reading Philip Glass’s Music Without Words over the past month or two and it’s very good. As a very casual classical music fan, it’s very enlightening to learn more about the music composition side of the art, with plenty of that aspect of the book going over my head, but still interesting to glimpse that world nonetheless.

Regardless, there are A LOT of insights into the creative process that are very interesting to think about, and that, along with stories from a life filled with memorable experiences, work, and friendships, make for a good read.

What I learned last week

What I learned last week (#69)

Quote I was thinking about:

“An amateur practices until they can play it correctly, a professional practices until they can’t play it incorrectly.” – Unknown

Creativity is not something you either have or don’t: