Tag Archives: Commitment

Playing With Commitment

I was reading one of those glossy guitar magazines, the other day. My wife buys me one, every now and then, as a much appreciated gift. In this edition, there was an obituary, of sorts, for the late Rick Parfitt, … Continue reading

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Bringing Your “A” Game to Collaborations

There is an unconscionably cruel joke which asks, “Was Ringo Starr the best drummer in the world?” to which the riposte is, “The world?  He wasn’t even the best drummer in the Beatles!” For those that aren’t aware, it’s a … Continue reading

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I Leapt and Fell

The common wisdom is that if you follow your bliss and can afford to give up everything else, to do only what you love to do most, you will succeed.  The idea behind the advice is that, if you calm … Continue reading

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What’s the Real Goal?

You see this all the time. Projects with a high degree of creative content are started.  The artists, makers and producers agree with the sponsors and managers that they will bring the project in, on time and on budget.  Everybody … Continue reading

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Prescribed Process versus Personal Commitment

There’s no easy way to say this.  Most Western companies that make things make trash.  It’s not up to standard.  Much of it is breakable, worthless, prematurely-obsolescent junk.  Don’t believe me?  As a trivial example, compare and contrast the glossy, … Continue reading

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If You Have A Dream, Super-Size It

A couple of articles recently posted by one of my dearest friends on Facebook, who I have known since childhood, got me thinking. The first article was about having a positive vision.  It showed that people that have a big … Continue reading

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Television Ate My Life

When I first started with a life coach, in a quest to try to make time for art and creativity in my life, I was wondering how I was going to find that time.  I worked long hours, commuted for … Continue reading

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