The Tao of Blogging?

When one is not expressing himself, he is not free.

Thus, he begins to struggle and the struggle breeds methodical routine. Soon, he is doing his methodical routine as response rather than responding to what is.

Bruce Lee, Tao of Jeet Kune Do

The same is most definitely true of writing and blogging, even when it’s being done for other people. If you don’t have the passion, desire and wish to know everything about your business, client or subject, then you won’t do a great job.

bruce lee

It’s why I’ve run my own blogs and sites for years. Here I can play around with the format, technology and styles, before using what I’ve learned on more business-critical sites.

Art reaches its greatest peak when devoid of self-consciousness. Freedom discovers man the moment he loses concern over what impressions he is making or about to make


  1. Did you mean ‘If you DON’T have the passion…’ I’ve presumed so.

  2. DanThornton says:

    Hi PF,
    You’re quite right. This is the challenge of being a blogger and not having sub-editors available late at night!
    Now happily amended. Nice music blog, by the way!

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