He adored New York City. He idolized it all out of proportion...
New York City is a must-see for every creative looking to make their dreams a reality. It has to be one of the only places in the world that lives up to its reputation and then some.
Since landing here one month ago I have personally experienced the pulsing energy that radiates from every inch of this city. Every day this city challenges me to become a bigger and better version of myself. My dreams have been blown out of the water and I have found myself living with a renewed sense of what I am truly capable of in this lifetime.
Here are 10 reasons why you need to book your ticket to New York City today.
People dream big here. They say to surround yourself with people who inspire you. Witnessing the big thinking of New Yorkers will make you want to rethink your life’s goals, and will challenge you to dream bigger than you ever have before.
The city never sleeps. It’s true. Every night of the week there is something to do and people to see. Whilst it can be exhausting and hard to say no, it’s a hub for creative inspiration. You can immerse yourself in other people’s creative energy every single day and apply to your own creative process.
The world's most elite creatives live here. Woody Allen, Amy Schumer, Jimmy Fallon, Lady Gaga, Harvey Milk, Michael Jordan & Alicia Keys are just a handful of the creative and talented geniuses that were born and raised in this vibrant city. When you have that much creative energy radiating from the world's most successful people, how can you not feed off it?
People are better than you here. New York is such a hub for successful people that aren’t afraid to hustle for their dreams. You will always be a small fish in this massive ocean of amazing people but it will only make you want to be better.
You feel her energy. Pictures and videos really don’t do it justice. If you notice a pull on your heart strings when you see the city on Instagram, you will fall head over heels when you arrive. It only takes your first glimpse of the Manhattan skyline for you to feel the rush of what is truly possible here. If you’re looking for a creative pick me up, get over here and feel it for yourself.
She has it all. From grungy Brooklyn rooftops to the immaculate streets of the Upper East side and the intense hustle of Wall St, New York really does have it all. No matter what you’re creativity working on, you will find a range of inspiration everywhere you look.
Collaboration is real. There are so many people, places and opportunities in this city that there is a deep authenticity to the question ‘what do you do?’ The desire to get to know the people you meet and leverage each other's skillsets to ‘make it’ allows for an explosion of collaborative creativity everywhere you go.
Nothing is impossible. This city thrives on the extraordinary and out of the box thinking. If you can dream it, New York will help you do it.
She’s an incubator for greatness. Because everyone comes to this city to make their dreams a reality, you get this sense that the city really does exist for the dreamers. Yes it’s beautiful to look at and a holds a great deal of history, but you really do come to New York to get shit done.
She is the city of dreams. Bright flashing lights, piercing sirens, bustling subways, eight million people and tens of thousands of almost 400-year-old buildings all work together perfectly to make one of the worlds greatest cities.
If you’re ready to take your dreams to the next level and are looking for a creative tribe that will help you make it happen, New York City is the city for you.