Creative people are humble and proud. Creative people tend to be both extroverted and introverted. Creative people are rebellious and conservative. How creative are you?
BY FAISAL HOQUE | September 4, 2013
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I frequently find myself thinking about whether I am an artist or an entrepreneur.
I am simply trying my best to create my own unique path.
It is safe to say that more and more entrepreneurs are artists, and artists of all kinds are entrepreneurs. And the trend is only on the rise as all things (art, science, technology, business, culture, spirituality) are increasingly converging.
Creativity is the common theme that drives both entrepreneurs and artists alike. But creative people are often also paradoxical.
Over this past Labor Day weekend, I found myself reading excerpts from distinguished professor of psychology and management Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s (pronounced me-HIGH chick-sent-me-HIGH-ee) seminal book Creativity: The Work and Lives of 91 Eminent People (HarperCollins, 1996).
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