Ira Glass: How To Close The Gap Between Shit Work & Great Work

Ira Glass is an American Life Host and an incredible storyteller, in fact he is known for his storytelling and you’ll see exactly why. The video above is a combination of interview snippets from Ira Glass paired up with beautifully minimalist kinetic typography.

The wonderful short motion graphics piece, created by filmmaker David Shiyang Liu, enlightens us with Glass’s pivotal and potentially life-changing advice for beginners:

The only way to bridge the gap between ability and ambition is to actually do the work…

Some people give up before that stage, but it takes time and persistence and this rings true for probably most creative disciplines and I can never be reminded of this enough times.

The message is executed in a very engaging, clever and an inspiring way =]

Enjoy & go forth!