Creativity is the putting together of two previously unrelated things, could be objects or ideas, and creating something new.
While I'm not sure this is my favorite definition of creativity, it does make for a brilliant strategy when you're feeling stumped.
Most people treat creativity like some kind of spiritual energy that’s floating around the air, possessing only the lucky bastards. That’s Bull[pucky] with a capital B.
In fact, being creative is super-easy. Once you discover the two tactics I’m going to unveil in this post, you’ll be potentially creative forever.
Find out the whole story here. But suffice to say, next time you're stumped, try combining two unrelated concepts and see what happens. I bet the results are awesome.
Thanks to my Dad for sharing this Ted talk with me.