ORIGIN STORY OF CREATE YOUR CREATIVITY AND THE INNOVATION EXPLOSION When we created the Academy of Television (ATV) in Johannesburg in 2010 (www.screenarts.tv), I knew from the beginning we needed to have creative thinking in the curriculum. The Academy
Stop bleeding from the brain trying to be original, it’s a hopeless task. Nobody is going to applaud you for it, because you will never do it.
In the previous blog, I labelled the Genetics Lie of Creativity the most “important” lie about creativity, putting it at #1. And yet now I am saying there is a more damaging one. Yep! CREATIVITY LIE #2: The Artistry Lie
The lesson is straightforward. Stop saying you just aren’t creative, or creative enough. Get off your ass and start working on your creativity the same way you would study for exams or go to the gym.
Evidence seems to clearly show is that creativity is not gained as we grow up, but lost. Picasso said that all children are artists, with the trick being to remain an artist once we grow up. A seminal study by George Land showed this with frightening clarity in 1968,...
When life gives you lemons, you can’t always make lemonade and you must not blame yourself for this.
Have you met Anthony Brown (virtually)? Dont you get such great joy and pleasure of visits from Anthony and his purportedly Millionaire pals almost every time that you try to click on anything?