Getting Work To Work is for creative entrepreneurs, storytellers, and change-makers to explore the creative and curious world of work through a podcast, documentary series, and newsletter.

The Weekly Podcast!

Want to learn more about your craft and how you get projects out of your head and into the world? You can hear topical monologues and conversations with creative entrepreneurs, storytellers, and change-makers each week. You can also search the podcast archives with over 650 episodes to enjoy.

Slower Learning (GWTW673)

In the last monologue, I shared how much I need to unplug. This morning, Austin Kleon wrote about a “Slow Learning” project conducted by two European organizations. Curiosity piqued, I downloaded the collaborative book that includes a Bill of Rights, reflections from 19 authors and artists about what slow learning means to them, and experiments for incorporating slow learning into your life. In today’s episode of Getting Work To Work, I’m exploring this idea of slow learning by sharing a few quotes from the project and how I’m incorporating slower learning in my life and work.

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Time to Unplug (GWTW672)

“Have you been spending too much time on social media?” I hated that I was asked that question for two reasons. First, the answer was yes, so I didn’t want to admit it. And second, I wasn’t ready to make different decisions on the other side of that question. But the question was actually more profound and complex than just social media. It was everything: news, social media, email. It seemed that no matter what I did, I was triggering my cynicism and hopelessness. The robots were coming for my creativity. I was both good enough and not good enough. Pity, despair, it was all there. And I hated every minute of it. It’s time for me to unplug, and in this episode of Getting Work To Work, I’m sharing five ways to escape from the “always on” culture.

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A Documentary Series!

For over six years, Getting Work To Work has existed only as a podcast, but some stories need to be seen AND heard. This short-form documentary series focuses on independent creators getting their work to work.

An Email Newsletter!

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