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The Hobby Every Frazzled Executive Should Take Up | LinkedIn

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everyone should have an artistic endeavor.  

"Painting sharpens your gaze. Every view and person becomes an object of scrutiny. Painting makes you look at things more intently and, best of all, conjures up a time and memory far better than a photograph, postcard or Instagram snap. If you look at a painting you made, you will remember the time, the place, the weather, the people you were with and the mood of the moment. That’s something the smartphone does not do. Painting also shuts out the world. If you are painting outdoors, the passage of time is marked by the changing length of the shadows. I’ve been late for many lunches and dinners because I lost track of the hour."

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