The Bits I Adore:
Feeling Like an Imposter
At minute 7:00 I love Mr Gaiman’s description of the “Imposter Syndrome” where you believe that any success means that you have gotten away with something and will be busted for it.
For Love or Money?
I love his idea that the things he did only for the money were never worth while.
“Make Good Art” is a wonderful mantra for a better way of life. Each diverse voice is important and worth exposing nakedly to the world. I like his idea that feeling vulnerable is good.
Having 2 out of 3 of these will keep you working:
1. be easy to work with
2. do great work
3. be on time
Enjoy the ride!
He talks (15:15) about missing so much of the enjoyment that he could have had because he was worried about things going wrong and what was coming next.
“Be wise, because the world needs more wisdom. And if you can’t be wise, pretend to be someone who is wise and then just behave like they would.” Neil Gaiman
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