Think of creativity more broadly. It applies to every goal we have. “Make wrongs” are contrary, they stifle creative thoughts. If you can’t get enough John Cleese, here’s another talk where he talks about the value of sleeping on creative problems.
Leo Widrich shares many strategies to increasing our creativity in his article, Why we have our best ideas in the shower: The science of creativity (thanks, Titania Richard).
I have a lot of creative friends: writers, designers, artists. They can all attest to one simple fact: we have a lot of ideas that just aren’t that good. This truth is not isolated to creativity. Or rather it is, but our definition of creativity is too limiting. We are creating thoughts all the time.… Continue reading Throwaway Thoughts