Tag Archives: Self Assurance

The Important Advantages of Insight

Lately, I have been reading a lot of material about innovation management.  We’re stuck in a 1920s paradigm, when it comes to the commercial management of development projects.  That’s clearly wrong and there are newer, better ways of managing a … Continue reading

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Hubris and Humility

Hubris means extreme haughtiness, pride or arrogance.  Hubris often indicates a loss of contact with reality and an overestimation of one’s own competence or capabilities, especially when the person exhibiting it is in a position of power. Humility (adjectival form: humble) is the quality of being modest, … Continue reading

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Unity

Unity is an interesting thing.  It’s powerful.  It has a certain wholeness, completeness and closure to it, yet it embraces diversity.  Diversity and unity are not in conflict.  Unity, once tapped, can be the most powerful tool we have. When … Continue reading

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The Delicate Art of Self Assuredness

Artists walk a tightrope.  If they are overly and overtly self assured, it can be interpreted as pride, hubris and arrogance and people will tend to be harsh, critical, unappreciative and repelling in response.  If they lack self assuredness, they … Continue reading

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Confidence

To me, this is an essential characteristic of any artist.  It is so hard to gain confidence and so easy to destroy it, but it is the certainty an artist requires, if they are going to create brave, original works … Continue reading

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