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September 15, 2016

I Hate "the Creative Class"

I hate "the Creative Class."

I don't hate creative people. I love them and find them very stimulating. I am always interested in new ideas, new ways of doing things. I am fascinated and delighted when people come up with really good solutions or show artistic talent.

What I hate is the term the Creative Class. Why?

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Posted by Andy Le Peau at 10:24 AM | Comments

September 8, 2016

The Pitfalls of Praise and Criticism

"Give someone a book, they'll read for a day. Teach someone how to write a book, they'll experience a lifetime of paralyzing self doubt," Lauren DeStefano tells us.

The psychological, spiritual, emotional pitfalls of writing a book are so numerous and varied it is amazing a word is ever written. And if you do finish and publish, you face a whole new set of issues instigated in equal measure by success and failure, by praise and criticism.

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Posted by Andy Le Peau at 9:59 AM | Comments (1) are closed

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