Asking for feedback and general collaboration with other people provides us with a sounding board that can sharpen our vision and make the execution stronger.
It also helps us recalibrate or pivot the idea and give it the right direction and shape.
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Once the project is on trajectory, it is a good idea to map out a schedule, breaking it down into stages.
Even a calendar plan can help us visualize the outcome in the future and not be anxious.
If the idea gets stale after a week or a month, it may not be worth pursuing the same. The creative spark needs to be alive, to keep the excitement and motivation levels as they were before.
One has to invest one’s limited resources (Time, Money, Energy) only in something that is worth doing.
The difficult emotions we feel when we're alone actually transform us into intense observers, aware of subtle details that normally go unnoticed.
Most of the time, this is uncomfortable (because we are social creatures), but it can also lead to creative breakthroughs if we accept it.
For many people in creative professions, a lack of stimulus and isolation hampers work. Yet for some, a lockdown and being completely alone with oneself is a boon for real creativity.
Such contradiction makes understanding creativity hard, but the two main factors for creative thinking are openness to new experiences and being comfortable with one’s own thoughts and inner voice.
Getting artistic is good for health, and your mental well-being. The creation process helps you: