19 Burst results for "wabi sabi"
"wabi sabi" Discussed on NICE WORK! A Super Nice Club Podcast
"So the F. Jays. Are made by a pontoon boat manufacturer in Canada. And they are fifty, fifty, two, H thirty, two on a kneeled marine rated aluminum. The. Vast majority of our projects though are taking and up cycling vintage vehicles. So especially, you get into like my derelict lion, which is my. Favorite. Those are yeah and they're down to the PITINO. That's honest as found. Wabi Sabi, naturally created finishes that then we'll honor and expand upon and how we. Interpret the Interior and other details. But no, they're they're upcycle then two vehicles across the board. So, you have your your Jay's you the Broncos. And you have your truck What's the truck the? Forty seven to fifty three Chevy pickup and the derelict's and the reformers or two different approaches. Of that modern vintage mash up there always one and done. So they're completely asinine as a business, but the most the filling in educating for me and my team. So the derelict's will find sort of that romantic barn fine. PATINA. And leave that vibe and then laser scan the vehicle, reengineer the chassis of the tactile the electronics power train, the brakes suspension and everything, and then some people look. At that and go you out of your mind. Why would I spend all that money to have something that looks like crap I wanted pretty and shiny and perfect, and those are the reformers which will either restore original visual correctly or more. Often I like to kind of play a little revision history so like I'll put my shoe feet in the theoretical shoes of Ms van der Rohe or Turn our Raymond Lowy and say okay what if lowy had been on this team because? The newer yet get, but arguably through all the eras post World War Two automotive design more and more was about production and volume and good enough whereas architecture home furnishings, audio gear, whatever. So many other industrial segments had more purity it seems in their focus. So a Lotta Times either designers as founding inspiration for the define perspective or all the way through to advanced aerospace for manufacturing or surface coatings or textiles immuno will source from. Marine. Car Architecture like nothing is safe. Lot of fun. I'm a derelict guy if I had to take well, no, the F. Jays are just beautiful. Here's the thing about the F. Jay's folks..
"wabi sabi" Discussed on Thrivetime Show | Business School without the BS
"That's great, but I shouldn't be the person to talk to you today. Will, now they'll ask you this because you have said. There was an interview with Tim. FERRISS and Tim Fever our listeners out there who don't know Tim Ferriss on the top podcasters on the planet in you talked about how you typically rail against industrial complexes. Why you rail against industrial complexes, and if you have time, I, want you talk about Patina, because you and I share a love. For the PATINA charge. Railing against industrial complexes, and if you have a moment, I'd love for you to share your. Your focus on Patina. So. General Eisenhower famously warned the public that there was a military complex being built. That was pushing us to be the Vietnam War. And what it means is you have a company that makes weapons. You use some of that money to lobby the government to get into war, so you can somewhere weapons the military industrial complex. It works in tandem. And what's happened as various industries have grown is Dave turned into complex the Educational Industrial Complex which is four prophets system. That's constantly doing kids up putting them through test prep putting them into debt, etcetera, etcetera, you have the social media industrial complex where people are basically going to work for their phones, not vice versa that if you're on social network and you're not paying for it, that's you're not the customer. You're the product and we have these engines that pushed us to be cogs in a machine. Push us to be part of the cash system, not part of the make a different system. And, so whenever I see one of these working, my disruption is to say to the people who are willing to listen to wait a minute. You have more power than you think you do have more freedom than you think you do. Worth standing up and say I care enough about this that I don't want to be a in the system i. just want to make something better instead, and so I'm against cogs I'm against people who check their imagination at the door when they get to work and who you know work for the weekend worked for the self. Storage Unit Work for the TV and six pack, because life's I, think is too valuable to waste spending nine hours at work so that you can spend an hour and a half watching Netflix's at night. Can you talk about Patina because I think you and I share? I think we have a pisces. I think we have an intersection of our of our two values. I love Patina. Could you talk to the listeners out there? What is Patina? Why are you into it so is the Japanese term. Wabi Sabi Wabi Sabi is the decay of nature and intersection with the rest of US Wabi. Sabi Patina it's the the. Disorganized Bookshelf. It's the. Sky. Fingerprints we leave behind, and so my office has a Patina of twenty five years of making stuff to Patina has a Patina. I can tell when I walk into my office. If someone's moved a few of the books, because they're not in any order, whatsoever my water, right. And PATINA is the sort of Croft that left behind of a life well lived, so I don't I don't have a lot of patients for people who wanted to be industrial and pristine I would like to see that someone was here before me, and I'd like to leave behind this set of fingerprints. said if I could, if I could ask you this, this is a self help question for me personally, and then I'll let you hang up on us because I know you have other things to do and you're. Good at this I really appreciate this because. I want to read your books and I thought to myself. I would love to meet Seth. And because I built multi million dollar companies that doesn't take away my boyish excitement to have you on the show and I. It's going to go down as one of those like I, want to put it on my tombstone. I once interviewed Seth Godin. It's so exciting, so I wouldn't ask this question. You've been interviewed by some of the top podcasters in publications on the planet. In your mind, who was your favorite interviewer? The person who interviewed you were you thought that was a good interviewer. 'cause I want to get better. So what was the best interview you've ever had in why? Well I would say minute by minute. You tour up there because it's almost impossible to do an interview in ten or fifteen minutes that actually gets to something of substance and I applaud you for being crazy enough to try, and this has been thrilling The interviews that on my all time list are much much much longer than this. You need to get into sync with people my friend Brian. Koppelman is done five with me. My friend Krista Tippett did an interview that made me cry that I recommend people because that's my best version of myself. When I was on on on being and what I'm doing with my podcast Akimbo is interviewing myself and I've done that for twenty five episodes so far I, really think that's resonating with people, so those are three that I mentioned, and as we're wrapping up I just want to point out that you've had great success and I would say that of your success is work that matters for people who care. And that's the untitled subtitle of my new book If any of us. Get the chance to work that matters for people who care. That's all we can ever hope for. Powerful I love making one more question. Can you tell us about your new book? Your new thing because I. I'm excited as a as a consumer and I know that if I buy your book after you pay this guy who pays that guy who pays that guy I, don't know what you make. Let's say I. Buy a book for Twenty Dollars. Which I always buy your books, so let's say you get. What do you get if I buy a book for Twenty dollars? Do you get two bucks I mean how much less less than one dollar? A dollar fifty I probably have two by four of your bookstore. I'm not kidding at least fifty of the purple cow. Book and I've given it away. But. Let's be really clear if anyone thinks they're going to make a living writing books, they're crazy. I. I do not write books to make a living. I write books to make a difference I go through all the hassle of cutting all those trees and going through all these steps, not because it's a good way to make a living, but because some people benefit from having that object in their hand like I've written seven thousand five hundred blog posts for free. If you want to read those those, but if a book helps you then my new book is called. This is marketing and the idea of this is marketing is when you. Appeal to the smallest viable audience, not the biggest one with work that matters when you see people for fear, we see them for status when you understand that some people measure affiliation it. Some people measured dominance that when you get to the humanity of the story, we tell ourselves then you can finally get down to making the work that you care about. Seth! I appreciate you for writing. Content that matters books that matter for people who care like myself and I hope I didn't. Screw up this interview so much that you never wanna come on again but I want you to know Your Book Purple Cal helped me launch coming epic photography. It helped me A. Absolutely changed the way Iran. Dj Connection and our company elephant in the room that we're franchising and brand called oxy fresh that has over four hundred locations have all been impacted by the book Purple Cow, and so I'm honored and humbled to have you on the show and thank you for not saying no to me because I know that you are the master of saying no, and it means the world to me and I'm probably gonNA. Go into my forest here behind my man Cave Studio and probably cry to celebrate this moment prophetically. Chop down a tree because you said you. Have all the street shop down to producer books. In my so thank you so much for being here I feel great about it. I'm glad we got to connect. Thank you both good luck with the show. Thank you. A lot of fun set blessed day class. Thank you, thank you bye-bye. Nation if you are looking for a gift for somebody in your life, who loves business, growing businesses.
"wabi sabi" Discussed on AoS Coach
"I. Don't really want. Moving around it's it's hard because when they do about when he got reading six, they guy but. that. Schroeck again resilience again in the army. You WanNA stick around so. Yeah! That's why that's why. I haven't been in the big unit six really for voters but Yeah, that's GONNA. Get for anyone who doesn't know why you can run to instill shoot. I imagine if you knew you like. Wait a second this cutter breaks. And the primary reason here is it is an ability not a shooting attack so when you look at the up. Walsall. That throwing stern is not a part of the while, so that basically means that it's not. It's not a shooting attack. It's merely just inability that happens in the shooting phase. Which? Know that's a really good coal in something that people might miss if they knew what is obviously. Could shout there? Yeah definitely I e movement of. An in This Koch people out because I said I said. You. You're not going to run. You can't choose if you run, so it sets up slightly. Set. Wrongly in now ya sneak. It started in boulders, even causing damage. They I love it This is all wrapped up by the truck hood Italian. You've walked around with three endless bill scuttled tie the erector colder, and the Jim needs a love. You've got the colder gonNA. Ask You about the code. Basically, if you're wondering what did Troch Hood Italian does is basically to encompass is obviously. It's a debate one Jane hold. Trump was three two nine. They hold tro Goff's truckloads in any combination. And can have zero to two audiences as well. This Wabi Sabi doubtful wins sons of Betamax. Come out because who knows what's GonNa look like the basically what happens here is if the unmodified breed role for the attack is made by billy weapon. Is used by model with Talian is facing if he rolled a a tack, it's six. I wanted to damage heuristic for that. Attack is Wilson shooting. It's a Malay. Role in sixes adding one damage on on a sixty hit..
"wabi sabi" Discussed on Be The Drop - Investigating Brand Storytelling
"I kind posed the question at the end of the first book as well and I say so if you are in a case like that so don't even talk about kids because when I'm in a forum and their seven people around and all they told him as a kids and this and that it's like it's not fun. I love children so I'm okay with it but not everyone is like me. There's so much more to talk about in life and actually the this the book is called. It's okay not to have kids but the subheading is we are more than a parental status and so it goes more and this is where the books not just for people that don't want kids or whatever many people that have had children have read it and give me some amazing numb and so it's really on us and the journey that some of my friends have had as corporate Career women and in correze define themselves by that and then they Became a mom and kind of lost all their sense of identity. So I'm like way more than that. Let's talk about the stuff so I don't even like don't even ask about the. How's the weather? And what do you do for job? And do you have kids like boring conversations? About what are you passionate about? What's something that you would love to change in the world? If he could what things project you're on the monument how do you bring to your life and my question around the whole series and what I've created. He's had you embrace imperfection more because that's been a big thing for me as an type person. That's always Ocd loves three perfect love. Everything to see Ri-. I've really made a forceful effort to trending bryce in more. And Yeah that was sort of way. The series name came from called the Wabi Sabi series. So what does that mean to you then to embrace imperfection and also the Wabi Sabi Bobby Savvy as a Japanese philosophy and hundreds of thousands of ease overdose and it really is around the whole premise of embracing imperfection and it stemmed from the emperor of the day that created these teacups and they're made of ceramic and they would put a deliberate floor in the glass and so you know in the days of tastes era many where you'd sit there and actually unified go for hours and you sit there and contemplate take up the actual abusive within imperfection so. I heard about it years ago. Us My life like I've had silent shit happens to me and like crop stoff but I shouldn't let it define me and I try not to. What kind of From and how do? I embrace the messy shitty scars and all approach and we're all like that with Google flaws with all the stuff that goes on but most of us. We're trying to hide it but actually I'm all about. How do you bring it out? Had He actually yeah? I'm pretty sure that this this is why. I'm trying to make it better. I'm trying to embrace that. I'm trying to do something different. So that's that's the premise In terms of how I embrace it. I'm doing lots of different things Challenging myself to play more Robin. Be Sorry serious. Serve for me Embracing curiosity more or having a curious approach to things is really helping me to reframe stuff. So a great example is that in a self critic so instead of kind of the comes in and go you could it that? Why are you doing this? Why do you think you could? You would have lots of reasons but nasty little voice instead of buying into that and like listening to it. I go what is going on. What's happening at once? That voice trying to tell me. Where does it come from? So I'm one example but I use it for lots of different reasons. Some curiosity in live so I took a whole entire year where I lift my day job and decided that didn't want to work full-time in a company anymore. And so that was last year and I took a year of said it was my creative break and so I basically said yes to everything so it was either a meeting with someone or you know. Someone asked me for their advice on something all going to a conference had never been to to go and learn how to make something. Oh I started learning the piano like different random stuff and it was amazing but just embracing different white and challenging me on so many levels and it's been a fabulous and helping me business and especially in the startup world. We talk a lot around File Foul Foss. It's okay to fail Blah Blah Blah. Well it's Pretty Shit it's fun let's be honest. Don't fog and especially I mean interesting cases we you're losing thousands of dollars on people's other people's money in that startup is fascinating but for me We ways Talk about that in in life or in careers or in or we don't embrace that imperfection pot enough is my view. So that's the other part is how do I help people to embrace it more and be more honest about it? We'll has to come from me beginning that to it. It's interesting isn't it? How tough we can be on as though it was thinking about trying to achieve goals. But you know you launch these books such a quick timeframe. How did you go then communicating these telling people getting the message out there? I've done a hippie. Different things. One was created company around it so I feel and I think that's the if I look at the vision why I've done it and what I want to get out of it. It's around making a positive impact on people's lives. I fundamentally don't want people to go through some of the stuff I've been through so if that's able to help them on like on my health journeys and the Death and grieving process so she just if I give context the other two books. The second book is called and death. Death doesn't have to be morbid and that's around life. Death and learning to grave and the third book is called doctors. Gods and that's around taking control and responsibility for our and health and again very Putin and topics I'm very passionate about but they are quite confronting topics so people but so through that process of rotting that and the reason for writing it is I've green to twenty eight funerals in my life as a forty something year. Old Woman. is a lot of funerals and two of them. I arranged which is my mother's and my father's I'm an adult Olefin which people are. Lots of weird. Isn't it normal? I have nine grandparents parents Normally at my. That's your bit young for that to occur. And talk about the premise. Around what that means and how you have a sense of loss of identity and place. You don't have the place to go back to your your parents all that sort of stuff as well. So that is An interesting concept for some people to deal with them work three and I also really go into how you help people that are grieving and stuff that we don't often talk about. None of my friends knew how to deal with me because I was twenty seven when I lost my mom and still to this day is most of my friends have not lost any anyone like their parents and grandparents. So it's quite unusual for them so I give some real practical advice as well as a perception of someone that went through it. You know in a bit of a lonely some time and how I felt about it. The third book around doctors. An God's is my medical journey of being let down by the medical fraternity and how as a strong corporate woman who's sat around tables and advocated for others most of my life and businesses Fight a good fight around a table in charge of a company but put me in front of a doctor and I turned to Mush. And I'd never could understand what that was and why I would be like that so I started to really delve into that mall and you. That's an interesting topic himself so I try and sort of talk about like. How do we actually get You know I- strengthen those environments. Why do we allow doctors to make us feel that way? And you know it's also on the other side. I'm sure with Dr Google these days doctors are frustrated when we go into the medical surgeon diagnosed as elves so Taran again giving some real tactical stuff that people to use that but the whole of the premise of the Wabi. Sabi series is around Trying to provide a platform and a forum for people to have these difficult conversations. So I'm speaking on these topics. I'm starting podcast with it because I want to have the debate around it and the books of Justice Dot. I've got four other topics that I've started to write on the fourth book that I'm looking. At which Sheriff. I should announce until I get back because it might change but the thinking at this stage the focus around losing your job and not losing your sense of self and it's rather being sacked dolby might redundant and how people really attached themselves to the toddlers and correze and that we need to change up a bit so yeah. I'd love Wabi Sabi Ian and the whole embracing imperfection to be a movement. I feel about it. Yeah well I. I look forward to seeing the growth of the movement. Well Michaud thank you so much for joining us but in conclusion. Can you share with me? Shows Bay the drop tip and so that is your top tip for communication that motivates and inspires. Simplicity is best. I think we sometimes over complicate communication and I think if sometimes she's needed dumbed down the message and just talk to talk to someone in human to human. I think that really helps. I always try and be honest Be Authentic and if it comes from the hot and you communicating whether. It's a good news story bad news story or feedback. United States comes from the hot and the right place and I think it's also embraced and heard In a more effective way oh fabulous fantastic advice. Thank you so much Michelle. It's been lovely to chat T- today and Yeah.
The Aesthetic Moment
"In the nineteen eighties. I took a workshop from David Bales. Who along with Ted Orland is one of the authors of that really terrific called art and fear? We had a long weekend to work with. David doesn't ever so who were attending the workshop and he began the workshop with something. I've never forgotten. He asked us why we make art. And we went around the table and offered are somewhat stumbling excuses about what motivated us to WanNa make art. He then proposed that all of us were essentially the weird ones in society. He put it this way not not to insult but just to be more clear and more precise he said. Do you realize how many people there are in the world who have a camera who have no compulsion whatsoever to create artwork and so the obvious question is what makes us different. What makes us want to become artists with the camera? And since we're a relatively small group of people compared to all those who own cameras doesn't make sense that we're kind of the odd ones. Everybody else is normal. But we're the ones who feel compelled and he proposed that we needed to think carefully about why we wanted to make artwork. He didn't answer that question. He left it for each of us to stew on it and to come up with their own answers. And it's taken me many many years but I think I have a better understanding now of why it is that I wanna make art. Let me ask it in a slightly different way. What is it that we seek in the process of being an artist? Well some people seek fame or money or accolades. But I suspect that most of you listening to my podcasts are not interested in fame money or accolades unless they fell in your lap. I mean we'RE NOT GONNA TURN IT DOWN. But that's not the reason we pursue our art because if it was we'd probably be doing different kinds of things photographic -ly than we do so for most of us were seeking something else. What is it that we seek from our creative life? I'M GONNA go out on a little bit of a limb here and explain what I think. The answer is for me. It may or may not be an answer for you but nonetheless here it is for me in a nutshell. What I'm trying to accomplish with my art life is to have a certain kind of experience. I kind of got onto this idea with cardiac Brussels. The decisive moment in his thoughts about photography. I have different term. I call it the aesthetic moment. That's really why I'm photographic artist. I seek the aesthetic moment and I suppose in order to make that clear. I kind of need to explain what I mean by the aesthetic moment. The best example I can think of that isn't about photography is probably Haiku. So let me begin by talking a little bit about Haiku with a couple of examples. The great translator of Japanese Haiku of course is our H. Blythe. He did a wonderful series of books. There's a four volume set called Haiku. Each book is a different season and he also did a two volume set called the history of Haiku. I have loved these books now for forty years and I go back to them from time to time and RH Blythe says quote. The nature of Haiku cannot be rightly understood until it's realized that they imply a revolution in our everyday life in ways of thinking. Close quote that is to say the aesthetic moment. The aesthetic moment is the moment when we have a shift of consciousness. I I tend to think of it this way. It's a sudden and off an unexpected shift in awareness when the everyday act of seeing becomes a fleeting but meaningful glimpse at some sort of deeper understanding. That's a very coarse way of trying to explain an if you've had the experience you probably know what I'm getting at if you haven't had it maybe a couple of Haiku will help so here's a good example of the shift of consciousness in talking about in this Haiku a brushwood gate and for a lock It's nothing more than a moment of recognition. When all of a sudden something is seen little differently is seen unexpectedly when in this case the snail is not normally the lock. But we kind of see it that way because we're not gonNA go through the brushwood gate because we don't want to disturb the snail and so the snail becomes the lock. Here's another one in the old will. A fish leaps up at a net. The sound of the water is dark. That Haiku brings forth in me that aesthetic moment. I'm not thinking about the water. I'm not thinking about The dark but somehow the fish leaping brings us the darkness of the water to my attention and I have a moment when I'm sort of separated from normal consciousness and I have an aesthetic feeling for what is happening that I would not have had. If in this case the fish had not leapt up at nat so that experience sparked something in the person who wrote this Haiku. I think it was ISA but I'm not exactly sure. Remember that right. But it sparked an aesthetic moment and became the genesis of the Haiku. Here's another one. The Autumn Wind is blowing. We are alive and CONC- each other you and I I have this idea here of two people who've maybe spent the day together maybe they've been photographing together. And all of a sudden the autumn wind blows. And you realize the person that you're with is there. In the moment they become even more alive and even more real than they have prior to that that somehow there was that shift of consciousness that happened when the wind was blowing and the connection was made one last one the bright autumn moon on the Tatami Mat the shadow of the pine tree here again I visualized sitting in some old Japanese hut somewhere. And here's the bright autumn moon and with no other lights around all of a sudden because of this bright moon I see the shadow of the pine tree on the floor. And there's a connection now suddenly between the moon the pine tree the light and me and it's more alive than it would be if I wasn't paying attention so once again that sudden and often unexpected shift in awareness when the everyday act of seeing becomes a fleeting but meaningful glimpse of understanding of connectedness of really becoming aware in the moment. Lots of other photographers of talked about this. And it often comes up with a phrase. I've never quite sure I understand. And that is the Japanese term. Wabi Sabi I I don't I. I can't speak to that because I'm not really sure I understand what that really means but I do know the moment when looking at something ordinary I experienced that. Flip of wariness. Now I I'm not very verbal and I'm not a poet so I I don't do Haiku so for me. The attempt to express that aesthetic moment takes on the form of visual art hands on photographer. But one thing I do know is you can have that breakthrough to the aesthetic moment in all kinds of possible things in photography it can happen in the field
"wabi sabi" Discussed on Buddhist Boot Camp Podcast
"Perfection. Is it a gift a curse or a little bit of both? I used to think that striving to be a perfectionist was a positive personality trait because it meant paying great attention to detail working hard and diligently aiming for what is best without settling for less but what is perfection and according to home the entire concept implies a hierarchy and a constant judgment of better and worse comparing everything to some ideal or standard to which we are all subjected since birth. Our obsession with perfection starts with getting perfect grades or having the perfect body perfectly round or sharp corners. Perfect teeth architecture. A Perfect Score. Perfect pitch or tone and terms like proper end inappropriate tend to be drawn to symmetry and balance. And I didn't even realize I was judging the world way until I heard the Japanese term Wabi Sabi which actually celebrates `asymmetry rough edges the incomplete the simple and the natural integrity and em- permanence of everything and everyone something isn't deemed beautiful because it's perfect or everlasting its beauty is embedded in its very transients. After years of trying to measure up to one idea of Perfection Wabi Sabi is refreshing. Practice that embraces. What is slightly marred scarred aged nature made and jagged? I'm not just talking about aesthetics. Either the more I think about my own definition of perfection. The more I realized how I've been measuring everything and everyone against impossible standards and I know what you're thinking. Don't we need some standards and to set the bar somewhere well? Wabi Sabi doesn't lower the standard or does away with it. It changes it for me. The shift was from looking at something and contemplating whether it was perfect. Efficient or ideal to simply asking. Does it work? Never mind if it's a little wobbly or doesn't match slightly uneven isn't built to last for decades or slightly off center if it works then it's perfect. There is no English term for Wabi. Sabi could only come up with Russ decor makeshift but neither of those captures the magic of it. All when it took a ceramics class last year and the cereal I made didn't turn out identical to the perfectly round bowls I could buy at any store. I threw it away. I know I completely overlook the fact that my bulls uniqueness is not only what gave value. It would've served its purpose just fine if only I had kept it. I now consider Wabi Sabi an invitation to ease up loosen my grip forget the conventional idea of perfection and stop judging anything as subpar just because it doesn't measure up to dare. I say Western standards. It took travelling to a third world country and witnessing Sabi as a guy on a motorcycle with a broken headlight holding a flashlight in his hand to see the road at night farmers spreading unhusked rice grains from the fields onto the hot pavement to dry in the sun the elderly revered and honored instead of tucked away in retirement home. So we don't have to be reminded of old age mismatch utensils Hendro on street signs and huts that are built entirely out of old plastic bottles. It's like everyone was a modern day macgyver or genius out of necessity and guess what it works so stop expecting perfection from others. I mean it's not like you can offer it in return. A few people at our recent Buddhist bootcamp discussion circles mentioned native American tribes the quakers and many other traditions who purposely add so called imperfections to artwork for example as a reminder that only God is perfect. The overwhelming response to this invitation. Was that we need to set some standards for the sake of safety for example but that we can all afford to loosen up a bit. I can't tell you where to set your standards but you can ask yourself if your standards are working for you or against you because at the end of the day on the you know the answer to that question. I only share this with you. In hopes that Wabi Sabi offers you as great.
"Perfection. Is it a gift a curse or a little bit of both? I used to think that striving to be a perfectionist was a positive personality trait because it meant paying great attention to detail working hard and diligently aiming for what is best without settling for less but what is perfection and according to home the entire concept implies a hierarchy and a constant judgment of better and worse comparing everything to some ideal or standard to which we are all subjected since birth. Our obsession with perfection starts with getting perfect grades or having the perfect body perfectly round or sharp corners. Perfect teeth architecture. A Perfect Score. Perfect pitch or tone and terms like proper end inappropriate tend to be drawn to symmetry and balance. And I didn't even realize I was judging the world way until I heard the Japanese term Wabi Sabi which actually celebrates `asymmetry rough edges the incomplete the simple and the natural integrity and em- permanence of everything and everyone something isn't deemed beautiful because it's perfect or everlasting its beauty is embedded in its very transients. After years of trying to measure up to one idea of Perfection Wabi Sabi is refreshing. Practice that embraces. What is slightly marred scarred aged nature made and jagged? I'm not just talking about aesthetics. Either the more I think about my own definition of perfection. The more I realized how I've been measuring everything and everyone against impossible standards and I know what you're thinking. Don't we need some standards and to set the bar somewhere well? Wabi Sabi doesn't lower the standard or does away with it. It changes it for me. The shift was from looking at something and contemplating whether it was perfect. Efficient or ideal to simply asking. Does it work? Never mind if it's a little wobbly or doesn't match slightly uneven isn't built to last for decades or slightly off center if it works then it's perfect. There is no English term for Wabi. Sabi could only come up with Russ decor makeshift but neither of those captures the magic of it. All when it took a ceramics class last year and the cereal I made didn't turn out identical to the perfectly round bowls I could buy at any store. I threw it away. I know I completely overlook the fact that my bulls uniqueness is not only what gave value. It would've served its purpose just fine if only I had kept it. I now consider Wabi Sabi an invitation to ease up loosen my grip forget the conventional idea of perfection and stop judging anything as subpar just because it doesn't measure up to dare. I say Western standards. It took travelling to a third world country and witnessing Sabi as a guy on a motorcycle with a broken headlight holding a flashlight in his hand to see the road at night farmers spreading unhusked rice grains from the fields onto the hot pavement to dry in the sun the elderly revered and honored instead of tucked away in retirement home. So we don't have to be reminded of old age mismatch utensils Hendro on street signs and huts that are built entirely out of old plastic bottles. It's like everyone was a modern day macgyver or genius out of necessity and guess what it works so stop expecting perfection from others. I mean it's not like you can offer it in return. A few people at our recent Buddhist bootcamp discussion circles mentioned native American tribes the quakers and many other traditions who purposely add
"wabi sabi" Discussed on The Jordan Harbinger Show
"A kindle book and it's trashy romance. Well was it marketed as a trashy romance because it is it's a high quality tragedy red meat spec and meet respects. So what does it mean to do. Good work. Well good work. Great work is a good work met spec great work. You can't stop talking about it so exceeded your expectations that you have to spread the word and therefore if we want to have have a change in the culture we have to be remarkable what it means to be remarkable his to do something great. That doesn't mean quality might mean the opposite of quality polity might be wabi sabi. It might be a humanity to it that you know someone. When you saw jon stewart choking up last week when when he was testifying before the senate and the house that was low quality and it was excellent work right because he didn't finish sentences sentences. He got choked up in his words so he didn't deliver the word properly but it was remarkable. It got seen by millions of people that made a difference because it was human because it was great work and so i think our obligation is not be full perfectionism of holding it back because it's not perfect but instead instead take this is important and i'm going to do what's necessary to make an important lobby. Sabi correct me if i'm wrong where the is a japanese art form worth did they deliberately break the pot and then glued together with gold orders scenarios a thing it starts with a k. I can never the that's called okay so if you you want to japan and i can sixty and said wabi sabi no one would know who's actually <hes> a psychoanalyst in the united states leonard. I want to say thanks corn. Wrote a book. A co wabi sabi inflated two words wabi sabi and basically. I'm not doing too little translation. One means <hes> depth and one means nature can implies handmade hits the reality of use and so a astroturf lawn in the suburbs might be perfect but a playground has wabi sabi. You can see the footprints of the kids who came before you. The catcher's catcher's mitt. It's brand new from the store is new but a warning catcher's mitt is worth working wabi sabi. It's been there and it's on its way to going away and so yes there is a japanese form of sculpture where you intentionally break sculpture and then google it the other one call to show that that's our lives. Our lives are nothing <music> but our scars are the things that didn't work out and i treasure them we each do that. My failures are more important to me to my success. 'cause it's my failures it. You made it so i could be here that idea of wabi. Sabi and humanity flies in the face of what happens when you see c._b._s. C._b._s. make a three minute video on c._b._s. A couple of weeks ago really good people. There's only two of you here there were five of them and they were here for hours our to make a three minute thing 'cause they wanted to take out all the wabi sabi they want to be like not. This really happened but that this is a version of what happened and one of the reasons that hollywood movies cost so much is that when you have an unlimited budget you spend the last half of it taken out all the stuff stuff that would make it look real right. Yeah everything is oh that wasn't lit perfectly or if there was a someone walked by outside. We have to get rid of that and it's well yeah. We're sets office. You know what what's this wires. In the shot. Yeah there were wires on the shot their wires in the offices exactly so and and people like that about podcasting right the walks out is there until there's just too much wabi that everything else gets lost in the bathroom right behind us here in the shower and aligned it with some foam and i just go in there and i hit record and i have no staff other than alex. Who does the final edit for me because i figured that's what people wanted for me to be clear. You're not actually taking a shower. That might be a little. Yes no more wabi sabi at that point more like what <music> you're listening to the jordan harbinger show with our guest seth godin. We'll be right back after this..
"wabi sabi" Discussed on Revision Path
"Silicon Valley, and what it means to lead in this context in this space, and again, just always knowing that a part of my role is also like being different in being in a position that is about giving others that are different access and people that have needs have access in. But then I think back to the question of what is it that I wish that I knew going into this? Is I wish that I had known or had embraced my other nece as by superpower. Because that's what it is that I can see from all of these different vantage points. I can connect dots that otherwise might not have been connected because I come from the place of embracing different. And also, I wish I had known that other was my superpower. From the standpoint of. When you're different when you are the change agent. When you are the catalyst the burden of proof is always on you to to really bring others along to help impart wisdom to to be a you know that. Light. I I don't know how else takes glean it. But that experience of otherness has taught me that the burden of proof is on is on us. To find ways to effectively communicate really gnarly things. Sometimes really hard thing sometimes really difficult things. But there is nothing to complex that. We can't discuss that. We can't find a resolution around that. I can't. Help you understand in some way. And that I think the, yeah, that's what I wish I had known for the beginning that that otherness was my superpower from a place of alternate empathy. And also from a place of being a catalyst. And that's what it takes to bring large companies large teams large global. Moving movements together. It takes owning who you are as a catalyst. The let's go back to kind of your early days in the you mentioned you you grew up in Jamaica. And then you moved here to the states was creativity. Kind of always a big part of your childhood growing up. It was it was I think. It was I think I had a creative siblings by my brother is an artist. You know, he teaches he has he teaches graduate. Graduate art history and art programs so early on I saw him sketching ice. I am painting. I was like immersed in his creative world. And so and to this day, Chris is an incredible source for me, he's always he has this been called smoke school where every Friday. He finds homework homework is so great because you always learn about new whether it's due periods of art or new artists, just the dialogue is always stratospheric. I learned about like Maya Lin through him. And and I learned about wabi Sabi as a like a philosophy. So it's just so I was fortunate enough to have siblings that were really really creative. My brother being the first my sister being a photographer, and and then also seeing the previous generation, my uncle saying was an architect. So so, yeah, it having some of that experience was helpful. And also it was hard because I grew up in a West Indian household. You know, if you're not a doctor a lawyer. You're it. It's not, you know, it's not, you know, praised or celebrated. So it was it was difficult to to own it in say. Nope. This is what I'm.
"wabi sabi" Discussed on Almost 30 Podcast
"Slash almost love. Yeah. What would you say to? Our listeners who. On themselves, perhaps feeling a little stuck. And they could be like have a lot of success, but maybe hit like plateau, but what are ways in which you get your creative mind going motivate s- got side of yourself, and maybe your head to relate kind of regenerate reinvent yourself. So I feel like I'm wrote himse wellness when I got really start on the basics. Like everybody was writing health and wellness books and everybody was writing basic books of this is the art of Japanese golden repair. It was like putting the pieces back together. So that I could feel whole again, but at the same time embracing my differences, so the ways that I know that we can actually action ably all create change from being feeling. Stuck is the first thing that I do is I wake up now in the morning, and I actually. Wrap macho tea, and then I go for run. So I clocked four to six miles in the morning to try to get my head out of like this world. I mean, just being able to make rent here every month is a success that I pray and they God for and if that's how tough times of gotten lately financially, it looks like my career is like bursting with success right now, which has been such a mind fuck because it's like the more success. I've seen in media and publishing in PR the less I've seen my Bank account row, which means I need to pivot any to change I need to create something different. And since I always preach about showing me something good. Instead of telling me the run health of reset my head. It'll be like, you your soul cycle class or you at the bar class during that time, you know, how you get like weird thoughts and ideas crazy shit. That's when things started to change on us. The pot is it exam. People this book was so hard to sell because it was so different. I was like yoga is it's not for Asian people. It's for white people. So for all nobody got. Yeah. Exactly Pearl people. But I said I have to rethink what I'm doing. So nobody would tell the story of king Sigi wellness than I would tell it on my podcast, which is why launched wabi Sabi translates to perfectly imperfect, and we can't just say we're going to do things. So what we all three in having common to is. We actually do what we say. We're going to do like you told me we're coming to New York. And I said all right bitches, we're going to fuck fucking pod. And guess what? We're doing right now. Yeah. We also have to say, thanks for the successes for the winds and for the executions that we've done the work. So I think you guys for coming for doing the pods with me. So that we can share our ideas with everyone. If you say you are going to do something then fucking do..
"wabi sabi" Discussed on The Brain Candy Podcast
"And he was talking about how like if you get the wafers are the key. Right. Yeah. It's all about the way it is. That's my love at the most. And he said if you know they have a whole system for like if the way for breaks, then they feed it. Like, there's a whole pile. That goes feeds like animals. Yeah. Like, they it's weird thing that they do with the the way. I I'm thinking about like, what is that show hero dreams of sushi? Oh, yeah. Love that. And how they wouldn't even let them touch the fish for like five years of working as like a sous chef for year for years of working underneath sushi guy. And then one day once you master making rice, and you gotta make that flight five years, and then like here now, you can clean this fish this terrible. I feel like they'd be the same about the way. I. Okay. We've seen you mix chocolate for five years. You're now allowed to in touch for. Yeah. Because everybody there's so much like. I don't know pride and honor the face with the job. Why do you think though that we aren't as invested in like flavors? So I was going to say in our jobs. I'm like, well Jelicic versus collective culture is. That's always the answer to everything. At least in classes, if you raise your hand. And you just go is individualism versus collective culture. Like, correct, no matter what the subject is. But why do you think they're big on flavors over there? You know, like here, we don't have ten different kinds. I was just having this conversation with Landon about oh my God. It's so weird. This is very serendipitous. So the other night at dinner landed and I were talking about this kind of pottery that's famous in Japan or started into pan. That's called a look I think it's called consumer. I'll look up the name. But it's based on the Japanese. Philosophy of wabi Sabi, which is that there's beauty in the imperfect, and this beauty and the imperfect thing became an architectural style that was popular for a time period. And these I think I'm pronouncing the name of this Potter wrong. But it's broken you take broken pottery. And you put it. Sittard more beauty more beautiful than ever was. So it's all about that. But I I was talking to him about why that came to be in that culture. And how if you look at the history of American architecture over time, it's really been a very short history. So we have because we have a short history to begin with in the United States short cultural history. And you look at how like different styles come about. I think when you have a very old culture, a culture that's been established for a long time that you have more like they've they've explored the different options more. So they've done the everything was Nate. They did everything was minimalistic. They did everything they did these different styles. And they're like, oh what else I know beauty in the imperfect. So I think it might be the same thing with flavor as with shorter cultural history a shorter history of that food. You may have a smaller number of varieties. But when you've had an established culture of food for a long. For many many centuries. Like, okay. Well, we did that what else? I know. What happens if you put business we're just now in America starting to see this cultural food this evolution of food from like the seventies..
"wabi sabi" Discussed on This Week in Tech
"The first one girls make rules and you follow them. If you don't like them, you. Live end of story rules for dating my daughter. I don't make the rules. You don't make the rules. She makes the rules her body, her rules feminist father. Here's another one by boyfriend thinks I should quote my boyfriend likes it. When I quote, my boyfriend doesn't want me to dump him. Okay. They seem to have the same message. Which ones real. I don't know. Am. I mean is the point being that the fake ad was somehow effective in manipulating? Well, the fake ads often used Tim build up, follow follower counts for an account. Then. Tenth time, they would do something that was politicos UNH more people because you and I agree with this sentiment, we aren't necessarily the target for this might be somebody who so vehemently disagrees with it. Typically, if you if you continue reading this, the the target audience is actually usually people who do agree with it. And so what they would do is build following over time, get them going and then start to insert p things that really would influence your opinion. But they actually these seem like they're very similar. Yeah. This is a really from a puppy and kitten pictures, and then the political ad. Interesting about this is I don't actually share stuff like this, but a lot of people close to me do and you can't help seeing it can in your news. Right? I'm wondering whether the people who whether people are sharing it who are unwittingly being duped into helping to spread propaganda. In fact, I'm quite sure of that and which is one of the reasons why I rarely share anything, but that's media. I mean, that's that's what we do. You look for people who amplify your message, just how people have because I, if if I'm amplifying a message that I know, you know, if we don't Padre you post something and I agree with it, I know it from you and I am defy it. Well, that fine because that means that I'm amplifying something that I know where it came from. If it's just some kind of mamber or poster, like the showing you might look at that. Yeah, I agree with that. Amplify it, and it could turn out that you're actually promoting something that the exact opposite of what you think you promoting right. Okay. Yeah, I could see that. All right. Conversation is we can't fix it. I don't know what's going on. That's scary. Take a break, and then we're going to celebrate a birthday special special birthday, not somebody here, but somebody year old all know. This week in tech this week brought to you by wabi Sabi. What's he was, it's that green stuff. But that's what I'm talking about with Sabi. It's hot, but it's hot cloud storage. Okay. From the guys, my friends who did carbonite they knew more about they learn more about they got the patents on how hard is work, can anybody? And when David friend, you know, kind of semi retired. This problem with David friend is he can't retire. He is a serial entrepreneur, and he started a new company. He and his buddy Jeff flowers, who is the technologist behind carbonite, went out and started with Sabi because he realized there was a huge opportunity here. Data storage is. Big to put it lightly. There'll be an estimated one hundred sixty three Zetter bytes of storage by twenty twenty-five. That's that's I think, twenty one zeros tons of data. There's a huge market for people who want to efficiently and affordably underscore Ford store data. It's critical for business critical to get the job done. You're gonna store that date in the cloud. You know you are, but there are lots of issues was Sabi is disruptive technology that's turning the industry on its ear, nine. No. If you're about to cl- acquire cloud storage, I know the names and you know the names, the big three. You're going to look at it. I just want you to add one more name to your thinking. That's all I'm asking was Sabi uses technologies that result in storage is eighty percent cheaper and six times fast eighty percent cheaper, six times the.
"wabi sabi" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM
"Arizona's news station. KTAR news on ninety two three FM. Get some perspective Bruce St James and Pamela Hughes. There's always different parenting styles out there. I'm certainly aware of and. The concept of helicopter parenting. I had whatever the opposite of that is free range. I think I was well past free range raised by wolves. Let's go with that. Okay. Raised by wolves. But now there is something called a lawnmower parent. And I honestly like, I don't know what that is. Okay. Well, let's establish what a helicopter. Okay, let's start with that helicopter parenting. A term most people are familiar with. It's like a parent that hovers and is ready to swoop in and rescue their kids. Whenever a problem pops up to the ones that like argue with teachers over test scores the parent comes in and does it for their kid. Okay. So what's the difference between a helicopter, parent and a lawnmower parent? Well, okay. A lawnmower parent clearing all obstacles for the kids path. So they never have to deal with any problems themselves instead of hovering lawnmower parents are clearing a path for their kids before they even make a step. So I'm it's not necessary. To be a helicopter parent because I've already paved the way for the kiss we've been in scooping because I've removed obstacles that you may need to be rescued from this is just another example of this. This doesn't turn out. Well, what is what is the what are you trying to? What is the end goal? I guess, and I think that's where some of the Karens are I would dare say misguided in it with what are you setting your child up for? I think misguided is probably a good way of putting it because I also believe that all parents want what they believe is best for their kids. I mean, we wanna raise good people with love styles are mixed and matched. I get it. But not having your child experience any obstacles or rescuing them. When something happens means that you are taking away the opportunity for them to fail, and I'll reality, and let me give you a bit of that seems to be the goal of a lot of parents. I don't want my child to experience failure. When your kids fail. You've you feel like you failed, and you feel the pain when your kids in pain, you're in pain. When your kids struggles, you struggle. I know of which I speak. It is very difficult. You don't want your kids to feel pain? You don't want your kids to struggle. It sucks. I get it. But if you want to raise in my opinion, a resilient child who has grit and confidence, you know, what that comes from failure and learning from it struggle mistakes that comes from overcoming obstacles. Here's a story. I don't disagree. This is from a teacher who wrote this. It's been shared some twelve thousand times, the teacher writes this. Hi, sorry. The parents said sheepishly he was in a suit clearly headed to worker something work like the teacher recalled Remmy kept texting me that she needed it. I texted back don't they have water fountains at your school. But I guess she just had to have it out of a bottle. He laughed as if to say teenagers, right? The teacher went onto describe her reaction to the encounter. She had with a parent. I took a deep breath through my nose. I have one of those meaning like one of these water bottles like hydrogen or something I love mine too. But I'm pretty sure my eyes were saying what on this actual earth? This parent dropped everything to come to high school to give their teenager a water bottle because the teenager forgot her water bottle. And so I will acknowledge and this isn't meant to be disparaging. It sounds. So I I have absolutely no concept of that from my own experience. None zero I don't see this to be sad. My family didn't show up, but by high school graduation, the idea that one of my parents would have been engaged with a teacher is a complete. I I don't know they ever knew any of them never met a different time today. Bruce never went mirror. So you know, you got the helicopter parents hover. You've got the lawnmower. Parents that you know, moa path to clear any obstacles, you got the tiger moms that roar in our overbearing through my research on this segment. You know, what I found out? I found. That I'm becoming more of a wabi Sabi parent. Okay. Now, you've lost what hell's wabi Sabi sobbing sobbing, spicy stuff. Okay. I didn't even know this. But I think this is something that we can kind of all learn from it. It's an agent like Japanese philosophy. Not the little green stuff that. It's not. It's not Sabi okay now. But and there's no really direct translation for it. But pretty much what it is saying is that there's beauty found in perfection in incompleteness. You know, a lot of times we as parents want things to be perfect, and occasionally we get close, but it never lasts long in that can easily bother you. But but letting go and letting the reality of the busy beautiful life that we have in recognizing that it can be messy is okay. That's why we Sabi and that's kind of where I am as a parent parenting. I believe is a full. Contact sport, it sucks when Riley fails at something, it sucks when Riley struggles at something, but your perception of it, and how you think about it can change because I've gotten to a point and this is gonna sound so strange. I did this. I did this the other day, and she looked at me like I had a third I, but it was so powerful because what's changed in the wake of it has been really cool. I I picked her up from school and instead of asking her like hot, what was your high, and what was your? I remember the high low game. Okay. So we always had high day low point your day. You didn't have to have a low be always had to have a high. I asked her ready. Great. What did you fail at today? Ooh. And she looked at me. And she goes what I said what did you fail? It today. What did you struggle with? Nothing. That's an arm. Sorry. And she goes really why? Mom, I said because apparently he didn't learn anything today. Ouch. And she just kind of looked at me. And I said, Honey, you know, Kristie. Well, she is a kid that likes perfection. And so I'm trying to teach her that. There is no such thing. As perfection, I don't want you to be perfect. I want you can make up for it. I want you to make mistakes because I truly believe you learn from your mistakes, you learn from your failures. Hard to get get through to some parents why. Because Bruce when she fails I feel at times I failed as a parent when she fails. And she struggles I feel it and I struggle, and we don't like pain, I applied to the workplace, and I had a great boss ones who is part of our.
"wabi sabi" Discussed on Akimbo: A Podcast from Seth Godin
"In that very same world vinyl sales go up year after year, Phyllis, twenty years breaking the record from the year before vinyl vinyl LP's. Is there anything more imperfect and vinyl. Oh, p. Slightly out around cracks pops sounds different. Almost every time you're vinyl, L P different than theirs might be a little warped. There's well. There's flutter its analog through and through top to bottom, where's the six sigma? Where's the spec? Why do sales keep going up? Here's my take my take is that as Uman's this six sigma, thinking get out of hand as Uman's may be, we've got enough of that sort of quality, and there might be a different sort of quality that we seek. This could be the quality of wabi Sabi wabi Sabi means imperfect him made irreplaceable. Wabi Sabi tells a story wabi Sabi is incomplete wabi Sabi from the Japanese. A compound of two words pushed together wabi which means lots of things. Nature breathing living a her. Limit. Sabi rust withered. Perhaps a little bit of sadness, put them together wabi and Sabi and we are seeing something different the opposite of the six sigma. Perfection. Where did it come from in Leonard Koren's groundbreaking book on wabi Sabi. He gives us a peek into the history of how volved four hundred years ago status mattered as much as it matters now, maybe even more in Japan. One way to demonstrate one status was through the tea ceremony, not just to drink tea, but a very specific performance held in a building that was built for nor the purpose. A tea ceremony existed as a way to demonstrate that you had good taste and that you had resources. Over time. The tea ceremony evolved to become more and more ornate. Rich practitioners would import utensils from China gilded covered with gold, each more polished and more perfect than the other. The perfect sphere of silicon of today. How perfect could we possibly make it. A man who dedicated his life to the tea ceremony said req- started bringing a different point of view to it. He embraced folk made utensils from Korea or Japan. Deliberately imperfect deliberately more natural and this conflict between the more organic approach. The one of a kind approach the approach that rejected the idea of perfection and quality as others wanted to measure. It created a challenge for those who wanted to simpler method of just spending more money of having it be like everybody else's while fast forward to today. And we see it happening again. And again, the kindle might be a fine place to read books, but it has no wabi it has no Sabi. It is merely a collection of letters all the books look the same. Yes, you can. Carry a thousand books around in your pocket, but all of them are the same. There is no patina. Every book looks and feels the same. You don't remember where you bought that book. You have no recollection of who you lent it to who touched it beforehand. There's no coffee stain or folded pages or notes in the margin it's sterile. It's perfect. It meets a certain sort of spec. It's worth noting that for book soul to a mass audience, kindle sales of stalled. Because people who like to buy books like to buy books, they like to hold them. They like to have them in their library next to the other books that the patina the patina inside the book to patina the books, even create his a form of wabi Sabi. So as we think about our work dork, each of us does every day. The question we need to ask is, are we a cog in an ever perfecting machine? He used to be that they measured how much akilah weighed by basing it on a lump, a misshapen lump in vault in France, but they soon decided it wasn't perfect enough that the tolerance wasn't acceptable. So they went down the path of creating the most perfect sphere in the world. And if you're Katie counting the molecules, the atoms and trying to make this fear ever more perfect this this is good work, but for the person who's merely standing in standing in for the robot that hasn't been built yet the artificial intelligence that hasn't been programmed yet standing in his machine, human machine, stamping things out one after another at the six sigma rate of quality. We need to ask a question the question is, do we want to meet spec personally? Do we want to be part of somebody else's API? What would it mean to embrace wabi Sabi in our own work to be the vinyl version, not the C D what would it mean to have the rough edges? And yes, the rust that wabi Sabi brings with it when we are more organic and more Uman when we cannot be easily put into a box pigeonholed instantly understood discarded and replaced when we seek to be the lynchpin instead of the cog, what does that do to our work? I think there's another kind of quality that's valuable to each of us. It is the quality of meeting spec in the spec is making a promise, but the promises not I can do it faster and cheaper and within narrow bounds than anybody else you can find on up work or fiber. It might. Might be that the promises exactly the opposite of that that you will pay a lot, but that you will get more than you pay for that you will be surprised and delighted that there will be rough edges, the quality of meaningful work. The work of I did my best to work of it is not perfect, but it is unique. Each of us, ironically, in this moment of digitisation and industrialization in this race forevermore. Gilded status. Each of us has the opportunity to do something else, and that's something else is to be the person we set out to be. In a minute. I'll be back with answers to your questions from the last episode. But first, here's a message from our presenting sponsor Zip Recruiter. If you've got a question about this episode, I would love to hear it. Drop me a note by visiting a kimbro dot link, aka I M B, O dot L I N K and if we can will answer them here on the podcast, we got some great questions about the last episode. In fact, if I wanted to, I could make an entire podcast about infinite games. Hi again, this is Ian, seagull CEO and co, founder of ZipRecruiter, the smartest way to hire. How do you know if you're ready to start
"wabi sabi" Discussed on Your Own Magic
"I just want to manifest that and put that into the universe her upcoming bestseller international bestseller i'll be carrying this upcoming book on my solo travels around europe and i am honored to be soon a gifted hopefully she said a draft of her coming book evolution of goddess a modern girl's guide to activating your feminine superpowers what a title right i'm so is also the creator of wabi sabi magazine and a columnist speaker spiritual activists and i'd also like to say she's quite bit of kiwi celebrity here in new zealand qe by the way for those you might not know which i think if you've been listening to the podcast the past few weeks you know because i'm clearly a fan of kiwis yes a fruit also the kiwi people which is what you call people from new zealand i used to call them new zealanders because i didn't know but no they're key ways so she's been of acuity celebrity here i'll be hanging out in what i visualize haven't been there yet but i visualize it's very functional wade goddess esque white bright home with her adorable white german shepherd luna so cute she's such a ham we walk with her and they and all the dogs and all the children just stop and actually know just all the people all the beings stop and have to give her some love we take two steps and she's a little kiwi celebrity herself so and also potentially her sweetheart fiancee brad who i also door and just visualize that i'll be surrounded by so many crystals and candles and just so many high vibe energies all around and so excited to have this chitchat with her on my last days in new zealand we were going to go see that movie wrinkle in time today with oprah and mindy kalian reese witherspoon who i love and if you haven't listened to that super bowl sunday by the way with mindy kaeling and reese witherspoon and the one with just recently spent alone talking to oprah you need to it is speaking of tapping into your divine goddess energy in owning it anyways apparently new zealand doesn't get to see it that movie till march twenty fifth what in the.
"wabi sabi" Discussed on Stuff You Missed in History Class
"There were of course books of which he had approximately twenty five thousand by the end of his life but also cheese graders salt and pepper shakers knickknacks interesting rocks toys games art including some terrifically bad art on and on he was often inspired by the japanese concept of wabi sabi which ties to beauty found in the simple the in permanent and the mundane this time on cape cod really contributed to the perception that edward gory was the reclusive in new york city he had gone out almost every night especially when the ballet was performing always wearing the sperry recognizable for code injury but after he moved into the elephant house he stayed whole by a lot more in addition to working he read a vast number of books than he also watched a whole lot of tv he spoke often for his love of things like dr who buffy the vampire slayer and daytime soap operas goris work is also on tv in 1980 he worked with derrick lamb to animate the introduction to mystery from boston public television which for some people was their first introduction to edry glorious work often while he was watching all this television he'd make little beanbag creatures filled with rice recognizable animals like bats frogs and elephants as well as characters like fig bash along armed creature from the raging tide or the black dolls imbroglio who would leader also have his own alphabet book some of this perception that edward gory was reclusive came from interviews as well he could be quite charming and gregarious in interviews but really only if the interviewer was asking him interesting questions if you sat down with edward gory with a list of boring predictable obvious questions you might get a bunch of one word or evasive answers in response especially if other interviewers before you had already asked those same boring predictable obvious things so if you walked into an interview with edward gory and you ask him why do you like to draw such macab pictures when he had been asked that question and also hated being called macab in the first place he might get the impression he didn't like talking to people.
"wabi sabi" Discussed on Optimal Living Daily
"Number two create big gains through small winds one of the most powerful strategies for overcoming perfectionism is celebrating small winds is very easy to put yourself down for small mistakes and failures but what about your small successes do celebrate them as perfectionists we don't take notice or small wins instead we tend to move our goalpost further and further out so there's never a time to celebrate visit is in perfect yet dismantle it he leaves the frustration and kills a passion for what we're doing celebrating small winds means setting many goals and celebrating when you complete a modest success for example if you want to get fit start with just a twominute walk in celebrate this first step of creating a new habit easy perfectionist tend to set big goals and then feel disappointed in disheartened because the can't reached the milestone if he said many goals and celebrate each time you reach a small win you can win yourself from wanting to be perfect number three embraced the wabi sabi philosophy as i said earlier being imperfect makes you more lovable imperfection can also heightened beauty while be savvy is a japanese way of appreciating the beauty of imperfection and impermanent is this philosophy acknowledges three simple realities nothing lasts nothing is finished and nothing is perfect i love the idea of cherishing the cracks in ourselves and in others rather than always trying to fix them we can embrace the wabi salvi philosophy in our lives to release ourselves from the stress of trying to be perfect.
"wabi sabi" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"That whatever it doesn't have to be so complicated you referenced the idea of wabi sabi for those of us who have not enough ability with that what is it that is the idea of that beauty of imperfection which i love because it's a japanese it's used an art and it's sort of about finding in know the beauty and everyday objects and i find that i think that there's more beauty and a home where you know there is a lego castle in the living room because there's actually kids who are actually playing there than a perfectly stagnant up hartmann where it's been fixed to perfection and the nobody can going what do you think of marie counters the ideas about organizing wow i thought her book was lovely and a sort of inspirational way but honestly i couldn't do it and certainly must my clients couldn't do it and i like to think of myself as they've been around the block organizer so i have kids in it as your car seat bring your joy now my carseat doesn't bring me joy but if you don't have the kersee you could be in for a lot of sadness and despair so i think it's a little unrealistic but it's a great you know sparked joy is great for jewelry but not necessarily for equipment it has become very popular it is it is do you think that people sometimes attracted to vice it isn't always realistic absolutely because her for her book really a appeals to that all or nothing part that i mean i can totally understand that you know i'm just going to throw it all out and i'm gonna live on a let asleep in a lightbox wouldn't it be nice you now but it's a little much from reality the how do you go from helping people clean their space to helping them develop habits of work position isn't that at second part the real key to sell one thing i learned in my businesses i would help people and we get the place looking really grade are organized enough and then i'd come back and it would.
"wabi sabi" Discussed on Being Boss: Mindset, Habits, Tactics, and Lifestyle for Creative Entrepreneurs
"This idea that nothing is permanent everything is temporary and that there is beauty in a cemetry and there's beauty and impermanent s so you might actually think about it you know that the japanese aesthetic of whenever you crack a bowl filling it with gold like filling the haass's gold like that's kind of a wabi sabi idea or even the way that i'm an ongoing might patina you know like a copper awning might patino with like at some green over age slots like the the littoral kind of acetic of it but i love the idea of you know really embracing imperfections and funny enough i decided to get this hats hugh after we recorded our new year's episode with paul jarvis and jason suck and we were talking about enjoying the process and i really love the idea of really enjoying what's imperfect about right now and there is a lot that was imperfect in my life as far as just trying to be a mom in finding my role in that match in even just being a business owner like what we're doing is not always easy and there's a lot of standards to live up to you as a creative and as a mom and as a woman so wabi sabi and what's cool about it is that again my best friend liz who is there with me for my first hats you she's the one that taught me this phrase in this idea and she has really cool handwriting and so i had her right it out and i how to write it out about probably ten times funny enough she's my creative director over at breed creative and i've been creed directing her for a long time so i'm like giving her all these creative direction instructions on this tattoo you for wabi sabi and as i was starting to piece together different letter forms in photoshop decree the perfect pet to you i thought you know why it.