Not to worry, your ideas aren’t yours, and you’re probably also not the first (this is meant in the best of ways).
What this means is that we shouldn’t waste our time thinking about whether our idea is original, unique, and different enough from the rest.
When we make bread, it’s crucial that we set aside abundant amounts of time for rising. If we don’t, we get bread that’s dense, hard, and bland.
There’s no shortcut to it. You end up with either the perfect loaf, or a loaf you won’t like.
When we’re learning, young, and impatient, we don’t honour the time we need to develop skill and observe subtle nuances to our craft.
Give more time to yourself.
We all came here with something important to share, with some sharing it louder and better than others.
How can one creative share their work more effectively than another creative?
By actually taking the leap to share yourself, and not reading what’s on your slides.
In a world where ideas are cheap and human belonging is greatly needed, sharing ourselves is something nobody else can take away from you.