Why You Should Catalog Your Creative Influences

“Committing to writing a list of influences and inspirations can help us clarify our pasts and show us potential paths for the future.”

You may think you know your influences, but do you really?

Quartz explains the power of cataloging your influences and suggests writing down the people who influence your work can help you notice patterns, identify a lack of diversity in them, and give you humility in your work.

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