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Once again, I worked for free.
Sometimes I work for free because I like you and it’s a small ask. Sometimes I work for free because there’s something I want and it’s not the money. But If I have to be honest, most times I accepted to work for free, it was out of inexperience, fear of commitment, definitely a lack of self-respect, and because—of course—I had the bandwidth.
Look, my working for free is not as bad as Dr. Dre, Mary J. Blige, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, etc. performing for free at the Super Bowl half-time show. However, many people say that this is how we’re killing the creative industry.
Anyway, I did it again. This time though, I did it because it was important. Soon enough, if this work doesn’t get done, you, me, the creative industry, and any other industry will have far more serious worries. This is the project of our time, and there’s still a lot to do. Come land a hand. Join The Carbon Almanac Network.