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Fascinating. Careful if you are anything like me, be prepared to spend multiple hours on this site upon clicking HERE!

Entrepreneurs are heads down, creating something that to them is immensely exciting!…This is a great reminder for anyone out there who has the “novelty-seeking gene”…

“SHINE is a collaborative film project produced by, an online networking community for micro business owners and solopreneurs. The project began on May 6, 2009 when 12 video crews and over 400 entrepreneurs gathered in Seattle???s largest film production studio to share why they work long hours, for low pay, facing great uncertainty.

The film combines compelling stories from the event, and interviews with academics, celebrated researchers (like Scott Shane author of Illusions of Entrepreneurship), and entrepreneurial superlatives (like Bruce Livingstone, founder of iStockphoto, acquired by Getty Images for $50M).

The result presents the larger story about entrepreneurship in an economy where 90 percent of all new jobs are created by small, entrepreneur-driven businesses.

View SHINE with an audience at a SHINE On event and discuss the themes with others who share the satisfaction of following your passion. The first SHINE On events are being held in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, St. Louis and Boston: ???SHINE/???Shine_on.”

I just came across this article “Why We Need Storytellers at the Heart of Product Development” via UX Magazine…

“We’ve progressed from a society of farmers to a society of factory workers to a society of knowledge workers. And now we’re progressing yet again—to a society of creators and empathizers, of pattern recognizers and meaning makers. We’ve moved from an economy built on people’s backs to an economy built on people’s left-brains to what is emerging today: an economy and society built more and more on people’s right-brains.”

Lets all do our part – as creators and empathizers, as pattern recognizers and meaning makers…

Read the article over at UX Magazine HERE! check out Daniel Pink’s site HERE! and buy the book HERE!