After years of working with and interviewing people on the creative journey, I have come up with five ingredients to creative success, and if you become master of these, your creative spirit will take flight, it will nurture and free you.
Successful creators are:
1. Passionate about their work
2. Risk takers
3. Technical experts at their craft
4. Comfortable with failure, do not see failure as failure and know how to get the job done
5. Different, weird and like it!
Passion and risk are the two major ingredients, they set the pot to boiling and get us moving. They are what ultimate allow us to There are so many examples of ways we short-cut this life changing process, but the one that comes to mind is the adage, “Write what you know.”