Start-ups are a creative endeavor by definition. Yet our current classrooms, geared toward tests on narrowly defined academic subjects, stifle creativity… If a young person happens to retain enough creative spirit to start a business upon graduation, she does so in spite of her schooling, not because of it.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
I have no idea where it came from. It just came all of a sudden. One minute it wasn’t there and the next the whole line was there. It was one of the shocking moments in my songwriting career. At the time I remember thinking, ‘This is really considerably better than what I usually write’.
If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.