Anna Deavere Smith and Defining the Self

Defining who you are is a creative act. In other words, you do not really exist until you choose who you want to be. That choice is your own. At the same time, it doesn’t always feel that way because of “influences” from others. Anna Deavere Smith talks about how to use discipline to become more assertive about who you want to become. You are what you do – so it pays to discipline yourself to do it well.

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