Amanda Palmer looks at the artist-fan relationship in this TEDTalk and shares her ideas on being supported by fans. She shows how building relationships led to the most successful Kickstarter campaign by an artist to date.

– On the topic of TEDTalks, the first ever $1 million dollar TED Prize winner of 2013 is Sugata Mitra for his idea of a school in a cloud that encourages self learning.

“My wish is to help design the future of learning by supporting children all over the world to tap into their innate sense of wonder and work together. Help me build the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can embark on intellectual adventures by engaging and connecting with information and mentoring online. I also invite you, wherever you are, to create your own miniature child-driven learning environments and share your discoveries.”

– If you’re interested in the fashion industry, read this – Get ready to take a crash course in selling and shipping 1,000 tees a month.

A nice read on why good work isn’t enough and successful people.

– We hear a lot about gratitude nowadays, but Leah Dieterich has been public thanking everything she comes across for a while. A fave site to visit when I need to feel inspired.