How do you Create? How do you Innovate? How do you create the next generation product or a disruptive business model or the next masterpiece in music or art?
Do you want to create, or are you happy sustaining a creation? Do you want to consume what others have dished out or do you want to express and create your own mark?!
Trying to force fit a ‘process’ box around creativity, design and innovation? There is an inherent contradiction there. Creativity is fluid and free - it cannot be contained, let alone within a box.
Creative visualization has helped a number of great artists, writers and inventors, tap into their subconscious – visualizing the steps in the creative process or the creation itself, in their mind...
It is all about the ideas (assuming basic execution capabilities). Execution is secondary, and often overhyped. Success depends on the quality, quantity and innovation quotient of your ideas.
Less is more…more so today, in the age of information deluge and overload. The axiom transcends design and time, and needs to be applied today
The big creativity killer? It is self-doubt, lack of self-belief, and that analysis-paralysis. It is that long wait for validation and approval of your idea...
Your creation’s audience/customers are emotional beings as well...Create to move the audience
We humans are wired to resist change and are more comfortable following the norm and the acceptable
Picture the stereotypical image of the “creative” rebel artist - long unruly hair and tattoos or piercings. Can it help one stand out when every other creative professional/wannabe dons the same look?!