SP 5: Unleashing Your Creative Potential: Sol LeWitt's Timeless Advice to Eva Hesse

Beginner's Mind

Feb 25 2023 • 14 mins

Are you struggling with your creative process?

Do you feel stuck in a rut or blocked by perfectionism? You're not alone. In this episode, I explore the remarkable letter from artist Sol LeWitt to Eva Hesse, which has inspired creatives for decades.

Not only creatives can get stuck and blocked. Also, entrepreneurs, scientists, and investors can have to face such situations in their lives.

Read by Benedict Cumberbatch for Letters Live at the Freemason's Hall in London, LeWitt's timeless advice urges us to stop overthinking and DO.

Embrace the process, let go of perfectionism, and believe in your ability to create.

Join me as I discover the wisdom of emptiness and how it can help you unleash your full potential. From conceptual art to minimalism, I delve into the fascinating lives of Sol LeWitt and Eva Hesse, two American artists who embarked on a supportive friendship that would inspire them both.

So sit back, relax, and let's listen to the words of Sol LeWitt as read by Benedict Cumberbatch. This episode is a must-listen for anyone looking to break free from creative blocks and unleash their full potential.

⏰ Timestamps
(00:00) Unleashing Your Creative Potential: The Remarkable Letter from Sol LeWitt to Eva Hesse Read by Benedict Cumberbatch
(01:15) Background Information to Sol LeWitt, Eva Hesse, and their Inspiring Correspondence
(04:00) Sol LeWitt's Timeless Advice to Eva Hesse: Stop Overthinking and Just DO
(06:25) Perfectionism Kills Creativity
(08:57) Embrace the Process, Don’t Focus on the Outcome
(10:09) Believe in your ability to create

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