Tag Archives: Ambition

The Unbridgeable Yawning Chasm

We torment ourselves.  Many creative, imaginative people dream up grandiose, highly ambitious schemes that can never be realised.  Either they lack the resources, the time, the energy, the skills or their plan is just too complex and intricate.  Perhaps its … Continue reading

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When Ignorant People Ask for Complex Impossibilities

People with the money to commission artists (or engineers, or anybody else that works creatively) often ask for things they don’t understand and which, even with the most talented, creative minds there are, and infinite time and money, can’t actually … Continue reading

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Ambition is Over-Rated

At lunch, the other day, a colleague of mine made the observation that in marriages where both partners are highly ambitious, they end up divorced.  It seemed like a throw-away rule of thumb, but there is a grain of truth … Continue reading

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Having the Courage to Fail

I read a blog, this morning, about psychopaths.  In this article, they reckoned that you could spot a psychopath by a number of tell-tale characteristics.  These included changing persona and leaving people that had invested their emotions, love and even finances in … Continue reading

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Going Nowhere Fast

If you’re like me, every now and then you get frustrated and discouraged because everything you do with your art seems to go nowhere.  Those with any ambition for their art to take their lives to a better place will … Continue reading

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