Cost of Creativity

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Definition of Creativity

Creativity — Doing something extraordinary with ordinary things

How to be Creative

1. Find out the starting point

This needs you to observe everything that is available at your disposal. This is always a very large set of things.

2. Try New Combinations

You have to mentally and physically try different combinations of available things to observe the results.

3. Document Failures

You have recorded the failures in your mind to not repeat them.

4. Be Patient

You have to try unconventional things and would fail most of your experiments. Since you are trying unconventional things if any of your experiments succeed you will call “creative” by this world.

Cost of Creativity

The 4 steps for creativity reveal what it takes to be creative

· High Risk

It is uncertain how many experiments it will take to succeed. The efforts to carry out these trials are the risk one must be ready to take.

· High Failures

Your road to creativity will have a lot of failures. You need a heart of iron to endure so many failures.


Only if you or the people asking you to be creative are willing to bear the cost of creativity, that you should attempt to be creative. If successful the rewards of creativity are unmeasurable.

Are you ready for the Cost of Creativity ?



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Aayu Kharbanda

Aayu Kharbanda

An ambitious guy trying to disrupt education industry.