“Art is a gift that changes the recipient.”
Let me start with this: You should read all of Seth Godin’s books.
In the meantime, Sergey Faldin has compiled this collection of 10 valuable lessons from Seth Godin that can give you a nice introduction into his wisdom and how to apply it.
The lessons include to quantify as little as possible in your life, that authenticity is overrated, and that rather than search for your passion you should learn how to become passionate about whatever you do.
Related: A Seth Godin Q&A about creative work.