Where do you get ideas? Where does the inspiration come from for writing blog posts, recording podcasts, new designs? Do you have a system for generating ideas or do you wait and hope for them to come?
Which contributes more to a fulfilled work life, money or a sense of purpose in what you do? Which motivates you to do better? While money is certainly important, feeling some kind of purpose in your work generally leads to a happier working environment and often a more profitable one as well.
As an artist you are only a link in a chain, and whatever you find or whatever you do not find, you can find comfort in it.
We all draw inspiration from the works of others. At the same time we want to stay away from outright copying those works. Sometimes without intention we cross into the latter. How can we avoid copying, while still taking something from the designs that inspire us?