Definitions: (1) alert to opportunity; enterprising; (2) industriously successful; promising

• Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be. — Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931) Lebanese American artist and poet
• Put yourself in the position of an up-and-coming artist living in early-sixteenth-century Italy. Now imagine trying to distinguish yourself from the other artists living in your town: Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo, or Titian. — Jerry Saltz (1951-) American art critic
     Note: First of all: good luck; but also what astonishing inspiration!