“May you live in interesting times.”
Actually it’s not a Chinese curse at all, it’s an old English expression.
Nevertheless, we happen to be alive during a very interesting time when our awesome industry is (nearly) shut down and yet our desire to get back out there and do our best work is stronger than ever! Trouble is, the formula we used to get out there is now obsolete, and the rules that have always defined how the showbiz game is played are suddenly okay to break! Huh? Not only that, the insider “go to” people who always pointed the way are as clueless as everyone else!
Important because it’s not hopeless. There’s a new Chinese curse: “May these days of doubt and uncertainty provoke you to look outside the boundaries of a once reliable box that no longer contains the answers.