Being brilliant is about rocking an active creative lifestyle, not chanting an empty buzzword that does nothing for your life, legacy, or portfolio.
It’s daring yourself to discover how far you can go and how tangible your dreams are.
Instead of folding every time you hit a snag, you remind yourself why your larger goal matters and what you’re willing to do to see it happen.
Being brilliant becomes a daily challenge you accept because you know that great growth, potential, and capability unfurl through action, not without it.
Writing every day makes you brilliant because you record and develop your ideas in real time, which helps you identify your star ideas, work on them, and discard the clunkers.
Every great invention is the result of thorough, repeated experiments, and being brilliant is no different. You have to put in the effort to unveil & enjoy your best work, run with your star ideas (your best ideas on steroids), and build a radiant body of work packed with your expertise.
Being brilliant is also an active creative lifestyle because you’re acting on the content and ideas you curate, being a deliberate creator of star ideas, and not just being a passive consumer of other people’s great content.
Doing the work refines your taste, vision, and ability, making you a connoisseur of your subject matter and a reservoir of quality content.
Fleshing out your star ideas stamps your soul all over your work, making you instantly desirable to the people who need you the most and birthing a brand uniquely you.
Sculpting your star ideas also sets you apart because you’re doing something that’s been done before in a way it’s never been done before.
Better yet, you’re doing something new that speaks right to the heart of your audience and makes them ardent fans of your work, which is super important if you hope to make a living as a creative!
Being brilliant isn’t about copying trends, people, or beliefs. It’s about doing it your way, rocking your special sauce, and not being afraid to try new things.
Writing every day is your creative lab to test, apply, refine, rinse, and repeat. You keep going until you feel that ding! within that lets you know you’re on the right track and creating something special.
Being brilliant is about writing every day and making room for something special to emerge.
It’s about filling up the blank page so that gold rises to the surface and beautifies your expression.
It’s about doing the hard work of chiselling out the diamonds and pearls hidden in the strata of your soul, the sapphires and rubies winking in the dark and enriching your art.
Being brilliant is about writing every day and balancing the drudgery of daily practice with mastery of the written word.
It’s about wading through the muck and picking out the gems hidden in the dirt; savouring and polishing them until they shine in all their multifaceted, luminous beauty; and finding the threads of light weaving together a new story, a beautiful story, a rich story that impacts the social fabric of your world and reflects who you really are.
Being brilliant is about writing every day and going from thinking about the work to doing the work.
It’s about getting serious with your craft and smashing through every wall in your path, even if it feels like getting blood from stone to do so.
It’s about going from writing “in the mood” to writing anyway so that whenever the mood comes, it finds you working.
It’s about digging into your resources and uncovering the next path to tread, the next angle to work on, and the next idea & vision to birth.
Being brilliant is about writing every day as a robust expression of who you are and what you’re here to do.
It’s about crafting your life experiences and ambitions into a polished, tightly woven body of work, a body of work infused with your energy and brilliance, brimming with your life force and most deeply held beliefs.
It’s about capturing life as you live it.
Being brilliant is about rocking it out like only you can, growing through everything that comes your way, and emptying yourself of every last drop of potential.
It’s about creating, iterating, tending the beautiful garden of your visions and dreams, and nailing your unique expression of gorgeous art.
It’s about learning, loving, serving, and being.
Being brilliant is about being brave to be you every single day, even when you’re tempted to give up, shut up, and fade into the mist.
Be brilliant today.
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