Not necessarily first we learn, but certainly be the best and be different
In a TED talk, Adam Grant opines on what qualities or habits there are to look for in "the originals" -- as he calls them -- that lead to creatively different successes
Grant finds three habits:
- Modest procrastination: not pre-crastinators for sure -- those working far ahead of schedule -- but not so late as to be out of it either.
- Fearful of not trying; doubtful of the default
- Prolific with ideas, even as most of them will be bad
And, the worst thing is to not try; the next worst thing is to accept the default or status quo.
Be prolific! Lots and lots of ideas -- all but one won't make it. So what? You only need one!
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