ARTICLE SUMMARY: There are many ups and downs when it comes to creativity, inspiration can come from anywhere. The goal is to help you not limit yourself and to draw inspiration from a deeper well.

Creativity often thrives in uncertainty because it encourages exploration, experimentation, and thinking outside the box. When you’re certain about something, there’s little room for deviation or innovation.

If you want to be creative, you can’t be certain” by Ida Persson encourages you to look at things differently and not limiting your decision making process. To help foster creativity she suggests we develop

  • The will to do things that haven’t been done before
  • The courage to pivot
  • The willingness to stay in the question long enough for the dots to connect

The state of uncertainty invites novel ideas and unconventional solutions because it challenges the status quo and encourages you to look at things from different perspectives. You’re more likely to entertain diverse possibilities, take risks, and push boundaries to escape that rigid, certain mindset.

If you want to tap into your creativity, don’t shy away from uncertainty. Embrace it as a catalyst for innovation and allow it to fuel your imagination and inspiration.

This is a great article for all designers and problem solvers.

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