Anyway.

People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed...

Go to bed early.

There is no substitute for good sleep. Just get into bed. Stop doing what you’re doing. even if you don’t feel tired, get into bed early. Tomorrow will be better for it. Today will be better for it. Now will be better for it. Even if you read for a bit,...

A Short Note on Determination and Persistence.

Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and...

Eliminate distractions.

The spaces where we do our work are important. What spaces are conducive to good work? Do you work from home, in an office, in an open studio, in a coffee shop? Where do you get your work done? Look around the space you’re in, right now. What does it help you...