On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 10:12:24PM -0400, Máirín Duffy wrote:
I think it's a combo of:
- the creative process is hard to control, and it's hard to know how
long something is going to take or what odd directions it might take
- lack of people
- outside of the team folks tend to be very critical of the artwork no
matter what and it's demotivating.
And I don't think there is so much we can do about the first and last.
Sorry to pull this out of context, but I wanted to wax philosophical
for a moment. (I pontificate. It's what I do.)
Here's what I tell myself from time to time: "I try my best to excel
at what I'm doing. I have no power over other people's happiness. I
can only control my own, and that only somewhat."
A little hippy-dippy I guess, but it's important to tell myself that
once in a while when I encounter a bunch of negativity that brings me