Episode #134
Haters

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In this episode, I say “haters gonna hate” quite a few times.

Music and links from this episode

  1. So What by Soft and Furious
  2. Unity by Kevin MacLeod
  3. 5 Piece by Black Ant

Line-by-line notes

  1. I think the biggest thing
  2. That stops anybody from doing anything
  3. Is people being afraid of what other people will think of them
  4. We’re pack animals, and we want to please everybody
  5. Because of that, we’re afraid that people will hate us
  6. But, sometimes, people like to hate people
  7. This is AADA, and I’m Craig Burgess
  8. MUSIC
  9. As you can probably imagine
  10. Since I decided to start a podcast on January 1st
  11. I’ve had a lot of conversations with people about podcasts
  12. They’ve been varied
  13. Some people love podcasts
  14. Some people hate them
  15. And some people have never heard of them
  16. But inevitably, I always say to them
  17. “Why don’t you start a podcast?”
  18. And they usually say
  19. “ooo no, I couldn’t do that”
  20. At this point, I always love digging a bit deeper and finding out why
  21. Some people think they haven’t got the ability to do one, which is understandable
  22. Some people think they aren’t interesting enough
  23. But a lot of people just don’t want to put themselves out there
  24. They’re scared of what people will think of them
  25. And they’re scared of the haters
  26. I always try to explain to them at this point that “haters gonna hate”
  27. That no matter what you do
  28. If somebody doesn’t like you
  29. Or doesn’t like what you’re doing
  30. People will hate you no matter what
  31. You can’t please everybody
  32. It’s just impossible
  33. And if you try to please everybody, you just turn into somebody that nobody likes
  34. It took me a long time to appreciate this
  35. I’ve always been a pretty outspoken kind of person
  36. But I do like pleasing people
  37. I don’t want anybody to hate me
  38. I try to get on with everybody, and I’m nice to anybody
  39. Because of that, I don’t like thinking that there’s people out there that just won’t like me
  40. Just my personality, just me being me, will annoy some people, and there’s nothing I can do about that
  41. That’s exactly the same with starting a podcast, making videos, writing blog posts, or designing something
  42. Everything you do will not please everybody, and there’s going to be haters out there
  43. There’s people out there right now who hate you
  44. For no real reason, they just can’t stand you for being you
  45. And there’s nothing you’ll ever be able to do about that
  46. So what do you do about that?
  47. If you’re designing something new, and that person hates everything you do
  48. It’s not your fault, it’s theirs. Unless your work is rubbish of course, but I’m hoping you can work that one out.
  49. Your work will not please everybody
  50. And the sooner you find out what your work is, and what you want to do
  51. The better your work will get, because you’ll stop trying to produce work that everybody will like
  52. You’ve got to stop caring about everybody, and start just doing what you what to do
  53. Do what pleases you
  54. Do what interests you
  55. And ignore everybody else
  56. Haters gonna hate anyway.
  57. MUSIC
  58. This was AADA and I’m Craig Burgess
  59. Music featured in this episode was
    1. So What by Soft and Furious
    2. Unity by Kevin MacLeod
    3. 5 Piece by Black Ant
  60. For a line by line rundown… /ep134
  61. If you want more updates about my podcast, follow me on Twitter at craigburgess
  62. I’m back tomorrow

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