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  • mikedoestheart

    May 11, 2021 at 8:02 am
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    I think this is definitely a nuanced conversation, and one that should definitely be had. Hustling can become toxic when it comes to the detriment of those around you(including yourself).

    For a long time, I thought that working solo and just working HARDER would yield the results I wanted; it took until recently to understand that I’ll never breakthrough the plateau I’ve reached unless I build those relationships and learn from collaborations and opportunities like the ones here at CBS. My creative pursuits won’t benefit and i won’t be able to ‘sharpen the blade’ so to speak unless I get the feedback I need and continue to work on those obstacles — not just trying to output more and more. Output is great, no doubt about it… but quality vs quantity and all that jazz.