Montag 22. April 2019

20 Qualities of a Professional

Steven Pressfield has written a fabulous book "The War of Art" - Winning the creative battle" regarding the creative process. As a morning routine I'm using this list to remind myself of why and how I'm getting up:

1. The professional shows up every day.

2. The professional stays on the job all day.

 

3. The professional is committed over the long haul.


4. For the professional the stakes are high and real.

5. The professional is patient.

6. The professional seeks order.

7. The professional demystifies.

8. The professional acts in the face of fear. 

9. The professional accepts no excuses.

10. The professional plays it as it lays.
 



11. The professional is prepared.

12. The professional does not show off.

13. The professional dedicates himself to mastering technique.

14. The professional does not hesitate to ask for help.

15. The professional does not take failure or success personally.

16. The prfessional does not identify with his or her instrument.

17. The professional endures adversity.

18. The professional self-validates.

19. The professional reinvents himself.

20. The professional is recognized by other professionals. 


PDF: Steven Pressfield's "The Art of War - Winning the Inner Creative Battle"

Website: www.stevenpressfield.com 

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