9 Ways To Be More Original And Live a Better Life
Most of us think the surest path to originality is experience. If I were to reach the pinnacle of my pursuit, I would be able to think of creative solutions that no one else could think of? Right? But, there lies a paradox in achievement. People who are celebrated as great prodigies aren’t actually innovators. Instead, they outperform people on the traditional path of life, they aren’t trail blazing an entirely new path, they’re just chugging very successfully along an old one. Research shows that child prodigies, despite their early talent and abilities don’t generally learn to be original. As they perform in the highest arenas: winning national competitions, becoming chess champions and violin virtuosos – something tragic happens.