Hugh MacLeod on How Creative People Like Their Own

Creative people like other creative people, even if they’re far more senior than you. The great thing about creative people with power and money, is that they would much rather have somebody working for them who reminds them of themselves when [they were young]…if you ever meet an older “Creative” like that, don’t be scared of her. Don’t be scared to seek her out. She’s probably just as delighted to have found someone she can give a real opportunity to, as you are for finding someone offering a real opportunity.
— Hugh MacLeod, Applying “Creativity” to Your Professional Life Etc.