Pressfield focuses the next part of this chapter toward what a professional view point looks like. It is patient with any project attempted, as it knows there is gratification even though it may be delayed. It seeks an order to the chaos that may abound when attempting a new project. Faced with fears about a project are worked through without hesitation or excuses. With a mastery of technique as a focus, help is sought when needed, as a professional knows its limits. No matter what obstacles may come, taking a professional viewpoint allows one to work through obstacles to avoid any self-sabotage. Finally, this viewpoint takes nothing personally (failure or success), as a professional reinvents self when needed and knows the limits one can achieve. For this, other professionals are able to recognize another professional.
I encourage you to buy a copy of The War of Art for a better understanding of your own creative process. Whether you're a master artist or beginning artist, this is an excellent book.
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