I always say if you think you are good enough you will never be successful. An artist needs to be curious and explore. I know that having a consistent body of work is important and it is important to have work that shows your style. But I see that change is important to up the creative ante.
Picasso speaks to the exploration of an artist. He explored many mediums and styles. The creative brain needs to be challenged to keep it alive. Ideas are important too.
FEARLESS CREATIVITY RULES!