Video - This is why you're in a creative rut.

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    • author: Thomas Frank
    • title: This is why you don’t feel inspired.
    • year: 20212021

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  • Jobs: Creative people and inventors connect experiences they have had and synthesised new things. Most people in tech do not habe enough experiences and dots to connect
  • Try new things, read more widely, explore more -> get more dots to connect
  • Step 1: Broaden your horizon by consuming more different things (study the people you admire and see what they got inspired by)
  • Step 2: Diversify your experiences (dont keep exploiting the things that work). Explortion vs Exploitation dilemma -> This is advice for creatives, does it apply to other fields? Is reserach creative?
  • Step 3: Personal labels tell us "stay in your lane" and give us tunnel vision. Be aware of your labels