Are You a Consumer or a Creator?

There’s never been an easier time to consume.

We have more choices, more ways to obtain those choices and
more devices with which to enjoy those choices. Plus, throw in the power of
free, and those numbers multiply exponentially.

On the other hand, there’s never been a better time to

We have few barriers to entry, fewer restrictions on what we
can publish and fewer limitations on how and where we can share it. We can give away every book we’ve ever written, for free, no strings. Plus, throw
in the power of permission, and those numbers shrink exponentially.

Lately, I’ve grown bored with consumption. I’ve read enough
books, seen enough shows and inhaled enough ideas to last me for a lifetime.

Which doesn’t mean I plan to stop, just switch gears.

Now, I’d rather write a book than read one. Now, I’d rather
publish a podcast than listen to public radio. Now, I’d rather have the mic in
my hand than a drink in my lap.

And I couldn’t be happier.

Life is short. Consumption can wait. For now, I’d rather go
out into world and seek adventure beyond my limited imagination.


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Scott Ginsberg

That Guy with the Nametag

Writing, Publishing, Performing, Consulting

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