The War of Art, Break Through The Blocks, and Win Your Inner Creative Battles is a beautiful and rapid read.
It breaks down what you have to do to find the courage to get things done.
We all procrastinate. We all suffer from fear. I find it liberating that he has managed to take a creative approach towards the limitations of the human mind.
He breaks down the psychology of creation, and as you read it, you get calmer and more connected with your mission. It is a handbook manual for universal love, for all the missionary founders out there.
When I think about the type of startup founder I like to partner with, they love the War of Art. They see their startup as their baby. A baby-startup that transforms the world into a better place. Great founders are ready to fight every war and battle that there is.
It is good to be scared. Through discipline, you shall win all your fears.
“Are you paralyzed with fear? That’s a good sign. Fear is good. Like self-doubt, fear is an indicator. Fear tells us what we have to do. Remember one rule of thumb: the more scared we are of a work or calling, the more sure we can be that we have to do it.”
― Steven Pressfield
For a while, I was the only person at SendGrid responsible for growing the company internationally, especially in Latin America.
One must keep improving daily. As we learn from our mistakes, we ought to remain friendly, loving, generous, just, and empathetic.
Many are talking about the risk of inflation, including the FED. Powell's latest speech touched on that point. He thinks inflation will be temporary.