"Every perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination."
-- Gerald Edelman, Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge
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Sometimes in life, things hit big and sometimes they don't. Do you have any kind of philosophy for picking yourself up if something doesn't work out the way you wanted it to?
Sometimes, like you say, some things are not going to reach the level that you had imagined. It doesn't mean that it's good or bad, it just means that it has run its course. I've become more accepting of that. Of course, I always wish for something to be as successful as it can be, but if I am enjoying the process, and the process is inspiring, then sometimes for me, that is the reward of the exercise. When you make records, one may be a bigger hit than the other. And for me, the success isn't what happens when you're finished, it’s what happens while you're making it. If I've done what I'm supposed to do and I've expressed myself honestly -- from the heart -- then that was the point. It's the same thing in business.
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