What it takes to be truly great at your craft

What it takes to be truly great at your craft

On my last day in Nepal, while walking to the market, I met a young man named Sanjay.

Sanjay was studying to become a master painter. And as I learned more about him, I got a powerful reminder about what it really take to become truly great at your craft. I was so moved by our interaction, and what he showed me that day that I had to put this video together to share with all of you.

A Quick Guide to Improving Your Stories Through Listening

A Quick Guide to Improving Your Stories Through Listening

One of the core principles at Muse is that we let the story move us before we move the story. This means we take a step back when starting a new project so that we can spend time trying to understand the story (like, truly understand it on a fundamental level). We don’t make any creative or logistical decisions right away, at least not until we’ve got a better sense of what the story actually is and where it’s going.

Day 6: The Art of Digging Deep & Resolving Inconsistencies in Your Story

Day 6: The Art of Digging Deep & Resolving Inconsistencies in Your Story

Dealing with and resolving inconsistencies isn’t a particularly easy process. It involves challenging people about the things they say and do, which can be uncomfortable. It involves staying genuinely curious and going past face value, even when you want to just move forward with your story.