“Very many people go through their whole lives having no real sense of what their talents may be, or if they have any to speak of.”– Sir Ken Robinson
Right now I’m reading a book entitled “The Element” by Sir Ken Robinson. He talks a lot about how closely linked intelligence and creativity are, and this particular chapter delves into how one of the best ways for creativity to flourish is by getting out of your own way, so to speak. Here’s a great anecdote about how when the pressure to achieve isn’t first and foremost, great things can happen.
It’s 1988, and George Harrison was set to release a new song, “This is Love.” He needed to put together another song to act as a B-side, so he decided to call upon some friends: