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How bad do you want to be good?


I wrote this three years ago and the message still rings true so I decided to repost it.

A simple question with a difficult answer. This question was posed to me by an ad for School of Visual Art’s Continuing Education a few years back. At first it meant nothing to me, just another poster on the way to work. During the course of riding the train each morning and reading the question it sank in and began to eat at my creative subconscious.

How bad did I want to be good? What was I really doing to get better? Was the industry not seeing my talent or am just I complaining? As I pondered these questions I realized that I had began to feel like the industry owed me success because I was talented & gifted. I was destined for greatness because my work was amazing and untouchable. That’s when I r

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