Amanda Palmer's TED Talk on 'The Art of Asking'

In just under 14 minutes, musician and artist Amanda Palmer tackles a lot of issues in her recent TED Talk ... namely the fear of getting over the "go get a job!" complex; becoming comfortable with asking for things, whether it be money, support, or just a couch to crash on; and of course the topic that might overshadow the rest, not making people pay for music ... instead "asking" them. 

Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMj_P_6H69g