➜ Lauren Indovina: 10,000 Arrows to the Heart
Lauren Indovina on career as a designer and failure. A great read:
Each day, her father would ask – “So, what did you fail at today.” And if there were no failures, Dad would be disappointed. Focusing on failing big allowed Sara to understand that failure is not an outcome, but involves a lack of trying — not stretching yourself far enough out of your comfort zone and attempting to be more than you were the day before. Failing big was a good thing. — Forbes
What it took me 27 arrows to the heart to learn can be summed up in a few short sentences: Never conform. Focus. Be sensitive to your surroundings. Be professional. Try new techniques. Never fear failure. Trust in your enthusiasm.