"Nothing that we do is completely original, all the creative work that we do is built on what came before."
May 24, 2023
How to optimize your creative life - part 1
Join Akshay Chillal, innovation expert from Amdocs India, and Austin Kleon, author of several bestselling books about creativity in the digital age, as they explore how we can optimize our creative life.
Austin suggests we "steal like an artist", that every great artist is brought to art by seeing someone else doing art in a way that inspires them. So the way to do better creative work is not to ask yourself what is original to you, but to search and find people doing creative work that you love and admire, that fires your mind and inspires you to think about how to bring it into your own work.
Another point of view Austin presents is that creativity comes from a person's whole set of experiences, and asks: How do organizations align with this notion?