Leonardo Da Vinci was a LOSER.
This radical proposition was so intriguing, I had no choice but to click “Play.”
What followed was a brilliant video about the nature of artistic mastery and how the digital culture is actually making it more difficult to pursue.
With the authenticity of Ken Burns and the roguish efficiency of the Freakonomics authors, Adam Westbrook’s “Delve Video Essays” inspire us to explore the depths of our craft, our culture and ourselves.
In today’s interview, Adam and I discuss the dangers of your creative comfort zone, facing our fear of failure, how to communicate complex ideas in clear and compelling ways and what’s to love about the struggles of storytelling…
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Adam and I talked about how the comfort zone can also be the danger zone for creative people.
When Adam started the Delve project he left his career as a radio journalist and moved to Paris.
You certainly don’t have to do something that radical right now. What is one new project, routine or decision you could introduce to help shake things up in 2015?