Why is the Polar Music Prize to songwriter Dianne Warren something that professionals of all kind should talk about? Because her career is about thoughtful work, not about some sort of vague artistic magic.
She has worked harder than anyone, constantly reinventing herself, putting her ego aside when needed, trusting her experience and yet always being open to new influences. She is a role model for anyone who thinks about how to be a better professional – no matter the profession.
Now if you’ll excuse me, I’ll be blasting this for the rest of the afternoon: