I never thought about it before, but I actually am super-organized. Shit, I teach at three schools, run a design studio, a type foundry, a publishing imprint, distribute Japanese design publications, swim 2K nearly every day, write books, have an awesome relationship with my wife, play in a band, and do a ton of other stuff. I am organized. It is fucking important to be organized.
A person with creative confidence understands how to strike this balance. She understands and accepts that uncertainty, false starts, and mistakes are part of the creative process, but she also projects a sense of stability and progress to those around her. Yes, she makes you believe, there is indeed a beautiful story in this collection of random footage, the mistakes we are making are teaching us new lessons and making us better, and when we premiere our movie, the applause will roll through the auditorium like thunder.
… rolled off my tongue and danced in my ear with its pleasing chime. I knew instantly what it meant. This was the quality I had been questing for, the holy grail of creatives everywhere, the unwavering faith that, at the end of this mess, the thing we have touched and molded will be something wonderful.