“I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.”
Did you know when you fall in love with a great book, a delicious meal, a beautiful painting, or see a movie you’ll never forget, you’re falling in love with someone’s idea… born from creativity?
Several years ago, I started to become envious, even jealous of other people’s work. I recognized I was frustrated because I was not fulfilling my own creative potential. I pushed away my desire to write when I began a new career. My sole focus was my job, and I didn’t see any way I could do both.
But my feelings changed when I realized creativity is deeply embedded in everything we do, from working out problems, building relationships, starting an entrepreneurial venture… or anything really.
Everyone is born with a creative destiny.
Notes from the Broadcast
I read a great blog today by Srinivas Mayo in The Mission on Medium.com titled “Showing Up is the Secret to Progress in Just about Everything.”
I felt inspired by this concept. I learned first hand, when I made writing part of my daily practice. I discovered a side affect… I became a better writer. That made me stop resisting the writing process, and enjoy the feeling of producing good work.
In unlocking this principle, I asked myself if I could use that concept in different ways… could I get better in my professional life by working on becoming more creatively accountable?
In a world where things can be outsourced, creativity is more important than ever. Creativity is necessary in any job! No matter what you’re doing!
Srinivas Mayo says in his article, “But look at the body of work of any prolific creative, and a certain pattern will emerge:
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