One of my favourite Ted talks is by Elizabeth Gilbert entitled ‘Your elusive creative genius'. She discusses her creative journey and how she goes about producing her work. She describes the ‘utterly maddening capriciousness of the creative process'. Will she ever produce a piece of work as successful as ‘Eat, Pray Love?', she asks herself. Probably not, she admits.
I’ve a huge admiration for the creatives of the world, those people who produce work of amazing originality. However, they’re not born creative, they become creative. And like most things in life you develop and grow through the habits you adopt. Here’s a few suggestions of their habits that you could consider adopting.