In essence, Morgan states that setting some boundaries of routines can punch your creativity forward. In other words, routines may aid your mind to being creative. As Morgan writes, having some personal routines that are done on a daily basis gives direction to the creativity to unfold.
I have to give my creative mind structure and a place to play
It’s about being determined, both through unproductive and productive days. (Continues below photo…)
David Obstfeld, a management scholar from the University of California Irvine, backs this up by stressing that innovation needs the co-existence of routines. He states that creative projects may thrive from routine aspects and tasks which lead to novel combinations (that creativity needs to stand out).
That is a thumbs up to pushing your creativity through something as “non-creative” as regularity and routine!
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