Amy Poehler and Creativity vs. Career

Amy Poehler on how she deals with the stress of life and still be so creative.

In the book I write very briefly about the difference between career and creativity because creativity is loving your work and creativity is like a warm…I picture it like a hispanic woman who makes delicious food for me. I don’t know why, I just think she’s a Latina. She smells great and
she hugs me all the time and she tells me I’m beautiful and makes me laugh and has a really young son I get along with.

And your career is like a bad boyfriend.

Your career will never call you back, it flirts openly with other people, it’s never gonna marry you, it likes it when you ignore it, and those 2 things are very separate.

Listen to the excerpt here.

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