Creativity is one of those nebulous concepts, like inspiration and motivation, that's hard to capture but essential for success. While there are hundreds of books and articles claiming to share the one true path to creativity (we have our fair share of them, we admit), creativity isn't a one-size-fits-all pursuit. It's not even a one-size-fits-you pursuit — creativity comes in different ways, at different times, in different situations. But in all of the advice on how to be creative, there are a few deep truths. Here are five things to keep in your back pocket to help creativity come when you need it.
1. Be open to possibility.
2. Do things that don't interest you.
3. Think about it, then walk away.
4. Add limitations.
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5. When it hits, stop and work.
Written by Ashley Hamer April 9, 2019
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