It’s The Strong Swimmers Who Drown

Simon Ramo, a scientist and statistician, wrote a fascinating little book that few people have bothered to read: “Extraordinary Tennis Ordinary Players.” The book isn’t fascinating because I love tennis. I don’t. In the book Ramo identifies the crucial difference between a Winner’s Game and a Loser’s Game. Ramo believed that tennis could be subdivided […]

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CLARITY: WEEKLY INSIGHT (DEC 3rd, 2017)

Clarity short and sweet   CLARITY: QUOTE OF THE WEEK “How do you even take Nettojuu no Susume and get Recovery of an MMO Junkie? Especially when the title screen of the show already translates it to Recommendation of the Wonderful Virtual Life?” – A thought more people should have. I’m a little surprised that […]

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Stop Waiting to Be Picked

Every day, content creators are choosing to in spite of the rumor that it’s too late to succeed. They’re deciding that now is always the best time to begin pursuing their calling. And this is what makes them so attractive. Sure, there have been trailblazers and trendsetters who’ve come before. Many YouTubers and bloggers have […]

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CLARITY: WEEKLY INSIGHT (NOV 26th, 2017)

Clarity while holiday shopping for ourselves      CLARITY: QUOTE OF THE WEEK “Whale Babies #07 — Hurry Up and Wait” – A real headline. Yeah, Children of the Whales is falling out of favor. CLARITY: RESOURCES HOUSEKI NO KUNI With Kyougoku directing this week’s Houseki no Kuni, it’s no surprise to see his touch […]

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Why Your Content Never Feels Good Enough

If you are a creative, someone prone to perfectionism and driving yourself slightly mad, then you are rarely, if ever, pleased with your content. It always feels incomplete, unfinished, and never quite good enough. And that’s okay. Heck, it’s even normal. But I have to tell you: You’re being too hard on yourself. If you’re […]

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CLARITY: WEEKLY INSIGHT (NOV 19th, 2017)

Clarity while avoiding chores      CLARITY: QUOTE OF THE WEEK “Alright. that’s it. I’m going up there” – Sometimes 3-gatsu no Lion gets the best of us.  CLARITY: RESOURCES KINO’S JOURNEY I can really appreciate the attempt to add nuance to simple messages through contrasting layers of ideas, or putting them in specific human contexts to […]

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7 Bad Habits of Successful Ani-Creatives

You’ve heard all the advice about how to be more productive. Stay focused, be motivated, get your exercise, floss twice a day and eat your veggies. But as a growing creator in our community, when you start to see a certain level of success — and to meet other people who have attained some success […]

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