Why The Creative Process Will Make You Smarter.
Day 9 Of Finding Empathy.
Creating something is hard work. It takes bravery to begin work that is important. We must rely on nerves similar to that of a sea captain holding her boat steady in a storm to create something that is the most authentic and highest expression of ourselves.
When we go through the creating process, we most likely will get caught a cycle that focuses on the outcome. It might go something like this:
It might be wise to stop this internal dialogue right before it begins. It focuses on the outcome, not the process. Think about it. It's the process that makes us smarter not the product. The process is where the value lies.
What if we changed our internal cue cards to focus on the vital part of creating? The process is the part that contains empathy and control over the future.
What if we changed our dialogue to:
This might make us enjoy our creative journey by providing the empathy to move forward to tomorrow.
Until soon creative friends.