I am the best.
I act like it.
I charge like it.
I own it.
Sound a little full of myself, eh? Well, I’m the best at what I do. You’re the best at what you do. Let me explain.
When I did my Scumdog [Wanna-be] Millionaire post https://adamstreetblog.com/scumdog-wanna-be-millionaires/ , it was about a guy who was looking for an artist. He found ME.
On THAT day, for THAT project, for THAT Scumdog, I was the BEST artist for that job.
If you wanted to get a kids animated movie made and you had an unlimited budget. Wouldn’t it make sense to go to Pixar and commission them to do it? They’re arguably the best in the world at feature animation.
There’s a problem though.
You can’t get Pixar.
You can’t get DreamWork either.
Industrial Light and Magic? Keep looking Bubba…
You may end up hiring a small animation studio in Florida. And on that day, for your project, they will be best studio for that job.
Life can seem cruddy when our engines aren’t firing on all cylinders. Our confidence can whittle down like an old set of tires.
But no matter the people or the products are out there. You and your products are the BEST.
Act like it.
Charge like it.