- Do what you love, love what you do
- Never stop learning
- Work on the business, not just in the business
- Always look on the bright side of life
- Work your nuts off
- Get a dog
A few years ago, I went to see an exhibition of Monet's Water Lilies in London. One canvas was large (I think about 3 metres by 3 metres) and I stood right in front of it, just a few centimetres away. I could see nothing which isn't a surprise but when I stepped back and sat down, removed from the painting, I could take it all in and notice more detail that I had previously missed.
Last week I stepped back from my work, had a break for five days. Consequently, I have come back fresher, with more ideas and I am more perceptive.