Procrastination. Whether it’s because you overthink or you’re just lazy, it’ll knock you dead in your tracks and if you don’t take action, be prepared to lose. And lose fast.
Many people trick themselves into thinking that if they talk about their plans, they’re closer to accomplishing their goals. ______ Don’t be fooled. Just because you say you’re creating, what are you creating? Just because you’re creating, who are you creating for? Your pu
To fully master the art of artistry, one must master the art of the hustle. The most successful artists hustled to make a name for themselves. You are in control of your destiny so v out their destiny and sadly, many were never able to see the fruits of their labor and vision while they were alive.
Don’t get me wrong. I subscribe to the “new-agey” beliefs of manifestation, intention, the universe, blah, blah. But even as a believer, I know that words without actions are just words. Nothing else. Action is the fuel powering the intention. Combine that with some talent you’ve got yourself a great artist of all time.
Pablo Picasso is the “King of the Hustle.” He fervently preached that actions speak louder than words. One of the biggest art legends of all time believes that action is the key to success. So all of you artists just waiting to be discovered…you may have to keep waiting. Hustling hard is the name of the game and Picasso understands this. This is why he is who is he.
Let’s face it, it’s easy to get distracted as an artist. Being so damn creative can be both a gift and a curse. Those brilliant, visions can impede the process, we get it. :) In all seriousness though, artists get a bad rap for not finishing what they start. Procrastination is a dream killer and in order for your creative brilliance to be recognized by the masses, you have to get to work and make it happen yourself.
Below are five of our favorite quotes from Picasso that will remind you get up off your ass and get to work.