On Idealists in Action, we love to tackle your biggest obstacles to doing good. One we hear a lot is, “I don’t have the skills or knowledge to start something.” This week, we’re taking that behemoth down.
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“In 2010 I was in the middle of a failing sabbatical,” begins Derick Tsai, founder and creative director of hip content development studio Magnus Rex.
“The brutal truth was I had bumped up against the limits of my abilities. I was going to have to drastically up my game if I had any hope of realizing my projects. In an unfamiliar space and out of my depth, I was reduced to moping around in sweats all day and constantly stressing about running out of money.”
“Then something woke me up and put everything into perspective.”
How did this visionary artist rise from the depths of not knowing to a new pinnacle of creativity? Read his story on GOOD.
Tell us about a time you didn’t know what to do, but turned rock bottom into your launch pad.