I think I'm a better collaborator, in seeing the bigger picture and trying to just help that, and not be so self-centered in whatever my task is, which is being an actor.
Intellectuals are good at seeing the big picture. But they are not so good at process.
I think in music and a lot of creative fields, people's egos get in the way of their ability of seeing the big picture.
Actually I think Art lies in both directions - the broad strokes, big picture but on the other hand the minute examination of the apparently mundane. Seeing the whole world in a grain of sand, that kind of thing.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
It's far better to shoot a good picture than a good-looking picture.
Seeing is believing