Today the subject of money was on my mind, and I found me asking myself this question; are you doing it for the money? I was in the kitchen making a coffee, and the question popped into my head. My answer was instant, almost like both the question and answer came at the same time. And to be honest, I was a little surprised. My answer was, no.
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Welcome to the Sunday Letters archive where you can read all past issues of the weekly Sunday Letters publication. Sunday Letters goes out weekly to subscribers to my material. Each week I try to present to you a different perspective of the world in which we live and work in an effort to encourage you to perhaps think differently about yourself and develop the courage to follow your creative passions. Subscribe free to get Sunday Letters each week.
Challenging authority at all levels is vital in our building of a healthy society. And for the creative, there is hardly a greater imperative. In systems of education, national and local government, in work environments, sports clubs and organisations. Wherever there are those who would assume authority over others there must be those who are willing to challenge them no matter what.
I walk in the Phoenix Park near where I live and I see the trees play the long game. The grass and the birds and the sky play the long game. Our dog, Tilly plays the long game. So do the cats she chases that come into our matchbox sized back garden. Human beings don’t play the long game. Not many of us do anyway that’s for sure.
As a young naive apprentice, I had the benefit in my training of the wisdom of a practical man and master of his craft. “Assumption is the mother and father of all fuckups young man”, he said once as he stared beyond me dismissively. What he actually said was; you’re a fool, but that’s ok you’re supposed to be.
I’ve been working away on a book marketing plan for The Artist’s Manifesto recently. More specifically I’m looking to LinkedIn to market my book. So in today’s episode of The Daily Larb Podcast I want to share with you a little of how my LinkedIn book marketing will work.
The 3700 words of The Artist’s Manifesto were written in May 2017 and outline my entire creative philosophy for life and work. In writing this manifesto and 130+ articles on that year, I outlined the nature who I am, what I stand for and my relationship with the world
The Sunday Letters newsletter is going just under a year now and recently there have been both a clear out of inactive subscribers and a flurry of new subscribers joining the weekly online publication.