What's the hardest thing about your job?

Fred Deakin

The hardest thing about my job is repeatedly stepping into the moment of vulnerability that is unavoidable in any creative endeavour, the moment where I have to hold up something I've been putting my heart and soul into and ask my client / my colleagues / my friends / the world: "what do you think of this thing that I have made? Is it any good? Or am I in fact a talentless charlatan, as I have secretly suspected all along?" When I was younger I thought this process would get easier with time and success but it never seems to! So get used to it, folks.

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