With brutal honesty and a great deal of humor, Smith, an economist and professor, takes the audience through every excuse people use to avoid following their passions. And then blasts every one of those excuses to smithereens.
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Ever wonder what it really takes to make a living as a creative person in today's complicated world?
MacLeod presents some witty keys for creative success, including "ignore everybody. Why should you "ignore everybody"?
Because, he writes, nobody else can tell you whether your idea is worthwhile. People can give you advice, but at the end of the day, it's your decision. The more original an idea, the less helpful the advice is going to be.
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