How to Avoid the Originality Trap

“The biggest thing that creatively inhibits people isn’t necessarily the fact that they don’t have any ideas, it is because they judge the ideas they do have as unoriginal.”

Most people who struggle to be creative do so because they fundamentally misunderstand how creativity works.

Steve Chapman suggests creators get paralyzed by the originality trap and their quest to do something completely original prevents them from making something great that builds on the creations of others.

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