A couple of months ago, a small business owner acquaintance of mine asked about what it took to hire an employee. He’s new to being in business, and he has dreams of empire, and he’ll probably build out his vision. But he knows very little. I drafted a blog post about hiring on Red Tuxedo and sent it to him.
He asked for more information. Before I was done (which I’m not yet), a 500-word article turned into a 100 page book, Hiring is Hard–How to Hire Your First Employee. Hiring is a big topic, all the more so if you start from absolute ground zero.
I have not knit anything new since I committed to finish the book. A new rug is kinda sorta waiting to happen. Pulled one of the colors and mostly have it tied up; can’t get the attention on the second colorway. Too brain-tired at the end of a writing day, and even more so as the book leaves “create content” and moves into “polish” and “promote.”
Oh well. Need to account for this as I plan my art production. When I was running around talking to people all day, coming home to art making was a relief. It’s not that I’m turning to people-based activities as an antidote to writing all day, but I do find myself unable to create yet more.
Stay tuned. It will work out.