Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Add art to your work - Linchpin series part 4

"Mother of Pearl Artist Ahmet Sezen" by Christian Senger

This is the fourth part of a five part series inspired by Seth Godin's book Linchpin. Make sure you read the first part giving an overview of the 4 tips to build a linchpin team.

"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist." -- Albert Einstein

There are a lot of factories out there - maybe more than you know. Seth Godin defines a factory as “a place where people go to do what they are told and earn a paycheck.” It is hard to excel in this ‘factory’ and virtually impossible to find the passion needed to become an artist. To become an artist, you need the autonomy to create something new and take on the status quo. To build a team of artists, you must help people cultivate what they are passionate about or even guide them to something they can become passionate about.

Click here to read more on becoming passionate about your work.