Having a career that requires you to be creative is not the easiest thing in the world. For one, you don’t even know where your creativity will take you – if it will take you anywhere at all. Who wants to remain a struggling writer? Who wants to remain an aspiring whatever-you’re-aspiring-to-become? After a while, you want to shed that aspiring status that reminds you of your limitations and shortcomings. But everyone was once an aspiring something.
So just in case you’re aspiring to be anything (like me), especially a writer, maybe this CNN interview of our Nigerian sister, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie with all her Nigerianess will inspire you to keep aspiring to stop aspiring. That said, even when you get to where you want to be, you should aspire to be somewhere bigger and better. There is always room for growth.