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Approaching people with free work requests

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Approaching people with free work requests

Postby SNAKEBITE » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:07 pm

I found this video. She doesn't work in animation and she's not an artist. Doesn't know Steve Silver or AnimationNation. So I thought it would be a great additional perspective on how to handle the request for free work.

Now, I'm not down with the whole "super zen its all good" approach. Not that she is either, I'm just saying sometimes you need to scold a person who is disrespectful because there are people with bad intent and hold no value for your work or your person.

But with that said, I think its good to get many insights into this subject that seems to affect everyone.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjXlfq6F ... e=youtu.be
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Re: Approaching people with free work requests

Postby Charles » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:47 pm

Good advice. She comes from a place of love, respect and educating. Also being aware of oneself, your own boundaries, and in effectively communicating what your limits are when it comes to all things gratis. Thanks for posting, this is helpful. Here's the video...

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