Patreon is a relative newcomer in the crowdfunding arena. It’s only been around for three years, and less than a year in its current design incarnation. It’s growing rapidly, however, and for excellent reason. Unlike other crowdfunding platforms that operate on a strictly per-project basis, Patreon permits creators to fund their creative work on a
Category: Gift Culture
I’ve just finished reading Charles Eisenstein‘s inspiring new book, The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible. It is every bit as brilliant as 2011’s Sacred Economics, and I recommend it just as highly. In lieu of a new blog post from me – I’m working on several, but none are ready yet –
[Recently, on the Facebook page associated with this blog, a quote I posted from Charles Eisenstein spawned a fascinating and friendly discussion with two of my readers. I thought it deserved a wider audience than it would get if I left it buried in a Facebook comment thread, so with the permission of the participants,
Based on some recent patterns I’ve observed in my e-mail inbox, I think it’s time for a gentle reminder that while I sincerely appreciate hearing from my readers, I cannot answer all my mail. I do try to respond to mail when I can, but there are certain kinds of mail I will always decline to
I appreciate you, my dear readers. I mean that sincerely. There are countless other blogs out there that you could be reading right now, and a vast number of other things you could be doing with your time. But you are reading this one. And for that, I want to thank you. I have high
I often remind myself that unjobbing is a process, and not a destination. It’s not somewhere I end up. It’s more like a meandering trail through a dense forest, with switchbacks, elevation changes, and occasional backtracking when I get lost. Sometimes it leads into uncharted territory, and I find myself wondering what to do next.
“…a person who is radical is one who examines the roots of issues. And a radical solution to a problem is one that arises from that examination, addressing what we sometimes call the root cause, rather than the more superficial symptoms.” – Wendy Priesnitz, “On the Meaning of Radical”