Most people say they want to be more creative. They want to build more traits of creativity. But what does that mean? That they want to be the next Steve Jobs? Or that they want to relax into an imaginative hobby?
Does it mean they want to spend more time alone, thinking prolific thoughts? Or that they want to charge into stimulating conversations with diverse thinkers?
Hmm … (Pause to think prolific thoughts).
What is creativity?
So what is creativity? Here are a few definitions.
- Originality, progressiveness, or imagination
- The ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns
- A mental characteristic that allows a person to think outside of the box
From these definitions it’s clear that creativity links to individuality. But there are other perspectives.… Read the rest