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Ira Glass on Persistence in Creativity

In this video, Ira focuses on having the grit to get through creative failures, and how that grit comes from having faith in your creative vision.

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It seems to me that many of the Inspiration posts are also alluding to a need to nurture persistence, because it takes persistence to get through the Valley of Death: where you're ability to bring your creative dream into being doesn't yet match your skills to do so (see #1 below). 

In this video, Ira focuses on having the grit to get through creative failures (#2), and how that grit comes from having faith in your creative vision (#3). 

  1. We spend years copying before we contribute novel ideas and combine synergistic concepts (Everything is a Remix posted by Tim Lee Chen javascript:nicTemp();)
  2. Fear of failure (video of Milton Glaser posted by Patrick Gibson javascript:nicTemp(); )
  3. “Not being afraid of your imagination.” ( Defining Creative Confidence by Ben Grossman-Kahn javascript:nicTemp(); )

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Hi! I think that this is a really interesting video. It's a interesting video, but in a good/inspiring/creative way. I think that it will help me do better in sports that I play. This could also help me get through things like procrastinating my homework, or maybe just getting through hard times.
Thanks for posting!

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I'm glad y'all liked it!

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