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What Does Fame Mean to You?

In Author: Lisa Canning, Emotional Intelligence, Entrepreneurial Tool Box on August 5, 2008 at 8:19 pm

I was speaking to a young lady the other day who is a singer/songwriter and in passing casually mentioned to me she is hoping someday to become “famous.” It was said with enthusiasm and at the end of our conversation but I still wonder what is it really she wants from it? Is it to have her music played all over the world and be known as an artist? Is it to have a certain lifestyle? Is it the money?

What is the value of becoming famous and is it a worthy goal as an artist?

Could it be that we shame the thought of fame, if we are serious about our art, instead of recognizing its great potential to influence and shape what we see and believe? Read the rest of this entry »