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On Creative Spirit

By Christopher Murphy

Illustration Christopher Murphy

When embarking on new projects we often find ourselves confronted by intense pressure to deliver something — anything! — in as short a time frame as possible. All too often the client needs it tomorrow, or better still yesterday, certainly by the end of the week! (And, guess what, today’s Thursday.)

Faced with unyielding, unrealistic deadlines we buckle under the weight of expectation and find ourselves looking for shortcuts. Before we know it, we’re taking the path of least resistance to new ideas, which, as a consequence, often aren’t new ideas at all, merely recycled ones from the folder of abandoned past ...

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