Creativity is hard work because it involves exposing your deepest ideas and efforts to others, so why do we still do it? Because any other work would be unfulfilling and would leave us empty.
If you’ve never listened to Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History, you’re missing out on an entertaining and enlightening presentation of some of history’s most important events. Carlin’s unique style makes his storytelling engaging and seemingly effortless.
In a recent episode (episodes range from 90 minutes to over 4 hours), Carlin added a postscript where he lamented over his dissatisfaction with the way the episode turned out. It was yet another reminder that creativity is hard work, and that what seems effortless often isn’t.