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On grit, the art of storytelling, and bridging the gap between good taste and great work. This American Life host and producer Ira Glass
According to Ira Glass, the ultimate secret of success turns out to be as simple as filling up the gap between your killer taste and those future best books (songs, paintings, etc.) with...
1. the work
2. THE work and, well,
3. the WORK.
But he doesn't just pound out the point relentlessly, no. He points out how human it is to notice the gap between your ability and ambition and to feel discouraged. Animated kinetic typography creatively emphasizes his encouragement to stay with the work, to give years to becoming your best. The big secret of success for writers, artists and others with that creative spark turns out to be plain, old-fashioned consistent hard work.