As repeatedly emphasized, failure is a way station on the journey to creative success.
Nevertheless, you must recognize that failure in a creative project, i.e. definite unequivocal failure in society's eyes and your own, occurs to us all, and perhaps more often to those who are most creative. Any project may fail or not deliver as socially expected, but that does not mean your creativity failed.
Themay be conceived in a moment, but its creative delivery takes time. A lot can happen. The creative state, with its focus and alertness, helps warn you of dangers and leads you to possibilities. However, external factors impossible to predict or, if predictable, impossible to avoid, can always defeat you. To determine whether you were creative, just answer some simple questions:
Creativity failure refers to a failure to activate and deploy creative energies when that is natural, possible and required.
Within Groups like , , and ., those energies depend particularly on the two highest components: and . Weakness here leads to weakness in powerful higher
Some states—like self-doubt, complacency, faintheartedness, vacillation, disconnection, procrastination, issue avoidance, drifting, mistrust and fuzzy thinking—interfere with numerous Framework. If they are not transient, they will be fatal to any creative effort.-related elements in the
The extreme harmful uses of the elements of naturally vitiate the component in living. See some in this Table.
Originally posted: 17-Feb-2012.