source site – How Simplicity Can Help Creativity, Briefly
The judicious application of simplicity can help someone to create, whether that’s writing, creating art, designing, teaching, starting a small business, or in some other way making ideas take shape into reality.
People who want to create are hampered by complications — tools that are too complicated, projects that are too overwhelming, the distractions of the modern world, too many cooks, too many options, too busy.
Simplify, and many of these problems go away.
Clearing clutter is a great way to create space for new ideas, thoughts and creativity.
The hectic information age is generally bad news for creativity. We cannot run away from 24/7 service, technologies and communication. However, we can strive to do less in every area that we work on. Find non-value adding stuff. Ruthlessly chop them off.
Use technology to simplify.
Challenge everything we do. Why do we do things we’ve being doing all this while?