If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are? T.S. Eliot  (via karenhurley)

There’s no doubt creativity flourishes in adversity. And while I’m not suggesting starving yourself is the best spur to great thinking, I do believe one discomfort is worthwhile. Hegarty on Creativity by Sir John Hegaty of BBH

The closer psychologists look at the careers of the gifted, the smaller the role innate talent seems to play and the bigger the role preparation seems to play. Complexity and the 10,000 hour rule by Malcolm Gladwell