Here's a great read and a even better tip from this month's "Tips and Tricks: With Shawn Kelly" from Animation Mentor.
Rise Above the Snobbery
We all have to start out somewhere. No matter where we start out at, what we do in life has to be with passion and with that passion we can rise above our errors and failures. Believe in yourself and enjoy what you have but don't forget to aspire and want something that's out of your reach, set a goal and achieve it!