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Don't Look For Praise: Stay Curious Instead

It's not that I think cruel comments should be the norm. I'm bang alongside the idea that praise is a necessary part for a new artist's good development. 

Just... I think being hungry for praise is the exact wrong driver for an artist's career if they want to get to professional levels. Maybe even the opposite driver—after all, if what you crave is praise, you're going to be so afraid of your next piece not getting praise.