Creative Is Not a Noun

“When people use the word creative as a job title I think it falsely divides the world into creatives and non-creatives. It also implies that the work of a creative is being creative, but being creative is never an end.”

Whether you do creative work or wish you did, this 45-minute Austin Kleon talk will inspire you.

He suggests creative is not a noun and shares advice for creative workers including to steal like an artist, pursue side projects and hobbies, and recognize your work doesn’t speak for itself.

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