To be or not to be … that is the question. When Hamlet speaks those words he is contemplating suicide and death while waiting for Ophelia. Has this blog taken a turn for the worse? Is this guy a tortured artist? Continue reading “To be or not to be?”
Upon reflection on my first two posts I thought I had better do a search to see if I have been inspired and driven to finish a project. I came up with a few examples. Continue reading “The results of inspiration and drive.”
My blog has taken on a bit of a theme in the first couple of weeks. Last week the question I asked was, What inspires you? and this week it is, What drives you? For a long time the two questions represented the same answer or maybe the questions melded together. But failure has had a way of making me think about the questions separately. In my earlier years, money was a big motivator for me and it had become more prevalent than my inspiration. I found that it had caused my focus to be scattered and because I didn’t have a definite action plan my goal was never realized. In truth money was never my drive it was a result that I wanted. Over the past year and a half I was given some time to think about the questions separately and try to come up with two separate answers. Continue reading “What drives you?”
When someone asks what inspires me, I have no idea what to say. It depends on what day of the week it is, who is asking the question, what I had for breakfast, what the current weather conditions are or if I wake up in a good mood or not. I struggle with my response because I feel like my answer has to be profound and life altering for the person asking the question. After all they may be a client whose livelihood depends on me providing them with a logo and they probably don’t want to hear I am inspired by Hello Kitty and Pokemon … not that there is anything wrong with that.