Alain de Botton discusses a philosophy of success and the judgements of failure – a kinder, gentler success?

– Paul Graham’s How To Do What You Love On ‘prestige’, social validation and more… (Prestige is like a powerful magnet that warps even your beliefs about what you enjoy. It causes you to work not on what you like, but what you’d like to like.) 

This week has turned out to be all about inspiring you all to get off your asses and start creating something that matters – not feeding your doubts and fears. I hope you leave inspired.

Looking for a paradigm shift in how you approach work, life, creativity? Take a look at these creative manifestos for living and creating something meaningful.


Right Brain Terrain

The Cult Of Done

If you’re a fan of Steven Pressfield, his manifesto Do The Work should light a fire under you.

 “Don’t think about things, just do them; don’t predict them, just make them.” Ray Bradbury

– Host Jeff Goldsmith shares this Q&A as legendary writer Ray Bradbury is interviewed at 2010’s Comic-Con.