May 26, 2023

Creativity 2.0

Almost always the creative, dedicated minority has made the world better. Martin Luther King Jr.

New ideas are today’s coinage. Whether you are working for yourself or on contract to an organization, they are the life blood of growth. And they flow directly from creative thinking.

Ah, you may think, but I’m not creative. Think again.

Consider these three common misconceptions about creativity:

  1. I am not creative. Not true… we are all creative. Some are just more creative than others. We all have creative ideas. It is just that over time, from the moment we started out as children and grew into adulthood, we have learned to censor our ideas, fearful of being scorned or ridiculed.
  2. Creative people always have good ideas. No they don’t… creative people always have ideas. Some are good, others not so much. Many are good but not practical.
  3. Constructive criticism will help you improve on an idea. No it won’t…innovative ideas need to be encouraged and nurtured.

It’s never too late to start something new.

If you’ve been sitting on a great idea, hesitating to unpack it, don’t let the naysayers and doubters dissuade you.

Who knows where it may take you…you’ll never know if you don’t try.


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