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Are You Trapped in a “Shadow Career”? The Artist vs The Addict :: Articles :: The 99 Percent.

This article asks great questions!

Steven Pressfield starts to unpack the difference between the artist and the addict, or those that get work done and those who want to get work done.

I have to ask myself if I am running away from the things I need to do.  Am I using the pursuit of knowledge, or gathering all the facts before I start, as just another form of procrastination? And convincing myself that it is a form of intellectualism.

I think many of us do.  And I have to think that many of us “think” too much.  We would be better off turning it off and rolling up our sleeves and getting things done.