Friday, 7 December 2012
How being rejected can feed your creativity
Here's an article that briefly describes the journey of singer Lady Gaga, who was signed by a record company and later dumped before she'd recorded a note. rejection feeds creativity Because she picked herself up and kept going, learning, changing, she later became famous for an even more eclectic style of music all her own. GOTYE had a similar journey, so did the amazing Sir Richard Branson. Researchers at John Hopkins University arranged a study where they tested this hypothesis - that being rejected can actually make you more creative. My last book went to six publishers before finding a good home. It was worth the wait.