Many introverted people are drawn to the solitary, creative profession of writing. However, in our world, being social and outgoing is prized above all else. It can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this eye-opening TED talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated.
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by Hugh MacLeod
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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