Ira Glass on Creativity

Posted by dwallace on February 19, 2013 in creativity, Ira Glass |

Ira Glass is the host of This American Life, a radio show on NPR about ordinary American lives, but the topics are often extraordinary. Ira’s show is the epitome of creativity.

Most of us who consider ourselves creative go through a process where we feel like everything we do sucks. We’ll never make any money. And we should probably quit while we are ahead.

The problem is, if we give up and quit, we will never get to where we eventually want to be. Remember, if you are going to become awesome at something, it requires little steps every day towards your goal and often requires giant leaps of faith.

Here’s Ira’s take on it. (If you’re getting this through email, click here, it’s less than 2 minutes.)

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