Posted by Joleene DesRosiers

As creators, we are essentially entrepreneurs. Even if we hold a job of sorts, we still work as contractors and freelancers. Some of us even manage a production company or other small business. And to make it work...

We've been told to work hard.
We've been told to continue the grind.
And we've been told not to waste a single minute as we reach for the stars.

The Drive to Succeed Why Some Work So Hard and How it Alters Our HealthAlexis Ohaniaof Reddit

While this is true to a fault, for some, these statements can be misinterpreted as working endlessly and with minimal sleep. This constant grind is called "hustle porn," and has been defined by Reddit's Alexis Ohania as: ..."the fetishization of extremely long work hours, typically by entrepreneurs or tech workers, who give up nights and weekends to code their software or build their business."

The question is, when is enough enough?

While the article below talks about the endless grind from those in tech, it can most certainly be applied to we entrepreneurs in the world of filmmaking and acting.

Click the link below to read more:

'Hustle Porn' is 'One of The Most Toxic, Dangerous Things

 


Like this blog post? Please share it on social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, email etc) by using social media buttons at the top of the blog. Or post to your personal blog and anywhere else you feel appropriate. Thank you.

As always, we welcome thoughts and remarks on ANY of the content above in the Comments section below...

 

Game of Thrones Star Elyes Gabel Gives Advice On Reaching Casting Directors
Getting to Know Hollywood: Sign the Town Before You Sign the Talent
 
register for stage 32 Register / Log In