The trap is believing that you’re headed in the right direction. And while that may be true, it’s also nevertheless true that the road to manifesting something from nothing has no street signs to tell you where you’re going, not even a street lamp to light the way. The pro artist/entrepreneur is never really sure if he’s headed in the right direction because the road less traveled is always paved with uncertainty.

This matters because a film director always has an image in her head of where she wants the scene to go. However, as an artist, she also knows that she must remain flexible and willing to try new ideas and multiple takes—and remain constantly vigilant to the possibility that one of those ideas may lead her in a better direction than her original plan.

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