Posts with the Category of: 2013 September

Life Imitating Art

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, a group of artists is starting a journey October 4 in which they will retrace the journey of the fictional Joad family. The group, true to Steinbeck’s style, will conduct interviews along The Mother Road on their 10-day trek from Oklahoma to […]

A Fresh Start

I always think of fall as a time of new beginnings. The first day of school always marked the chance for a new start, new impressions, even the opportunity to reinvent yourself. The rituals of shopping for new clothes, getting all of the supplies on the list and selecting just the right book bag were […]

Practice, Practice, Practice

In his famous book, Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell mentioned the “10,000 hour” rule on several occasions. He talks about how phenoms in their fields such as Tiger Woods, Bill Gates, and even the Beatles can attribute their success to practicing their craft for at least 10,000 hours. Gladwell theorizes that true mastery requires at least that […]