Michelangelo's artistic process and what it means for our careers
The art of distillation
Michelangelo, reflecting on his artistic process, remarked “The sculpture is already complete within the marble block, before I start my work.” He believed that sculpting wasn’t creating. It was revealing. The sculpture had to be freed from the stone around it.
His analogy is important to distinguish information, knowledge, insight and wisdom. In today’…