‘Editing is that moment when you give up every hope you have of making a great piece of art and you have to settle with what you have.’ – Woody Allen
To any of ‘the Commission’ reading this, don’t take that quote too literally. ‘Holiday Project’ is in good shape.
But personally I’m starting the week dealing with stress. It feels more stressful than normal because a) it’s disrupting my day to day operations and b) the overall picture is looking very bright. And truth be told, c) it’s one of those times where you get pulled into drama that’s not your creation but it’s your responsibility to solve it.
I could easily get drowned by how pissed off I am at certain things happening but… the ‘secret’ to my productivity is getting back to the type of focus I had as a kid and tuning out all the distractions and concentrating on the task directly in front of me. Can only fix one problem at a time, and my problem solving abilities are peaking right now, so all I can do is dial on and ride out the current wave. Another lesson from being around as long as I have. The good times don’t last forever, but neither do the bad ones.
Starting the week focusing on one issue at a time…