Importance of creativity, idea, discovery, invention and innovation in today’s world.
‘Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected’ quotes William Plomer a great British novelist. Creativity is the skill of doing things differently. When a person is asked to think creative or out of the box one often prefers to not do so. Because they risk their reputation they have built with years of hard work.
Is creativity a luxury that is confined to few? And what is the box we are talking in the out of box thinking? These are few questions that stand as obstacles for current generation.
With the amount of competition every industry is facing today there is no way out but doing things differently. Hence creativity is not a luxury but it is a necessity today. And the box we were discussing about definitely cannot be the mind, as nobody can think beyond their mind, the box is the boundary within our minds i.e. the boundary between what we know and what we haven’t still thought about. Hence whatever we think inside the box makes us feel comfortable and when you think out of the box you start feeling insecure. But we must understand it takes lot of courage to think beyond what you know. Creativity is definitely the way to move forward.
Creative mind set inculcates the habit if ideating. Ideas are thoughts as to possible course of actions. They give us power to overcome difficulties, they enable us to create solutions, and they shape us and our world. The current generation faces the problem of distinguishing good ideas from much more numerous mediocre ones and Idea management. If good ideas are identified and well managed then, yes ‘An idea can Change our Lives’.
While discovery is the act of finding or detecting something new or something old that had been unknown, Invention is an idea, a sketch or a model for a new or improvised product, process or system. Though there has been a significant improvement in the mind-set of the current generation towards...