Some ingredients I put in my soup:
Believe in your fucking self. Stay up all night. Work outside of your habits. Know when to speak up. Collaborate. Don't procrastinate. Get over yourself. Keep learning. Fuck, form follows function. Find inspiration everywhere. Network. Educate your clients. Trust your gut. Ask for help.
Question yourself once in a while. Learn to take criticism. Use spelll check. Do your research. Sketch more ideas. The problem contains the sollution.
Stirr everything firmly
If you like the mixture, you might just fucking like my work.