The Creativity-Boredom Connection

The 99%.Com is filled with great tips, and this is just one of them. Still, whenever we read anything like this we go back to a certain hoary old saying: “If you have to ask, you can’t afford one.” Do the truly creative need to consciously work out how to do what they do?

Why Boredom is Good for Your Creativity

By Mark McGuinness

Like most creatives, you probably have a low boredom threshold. You’re hardwired to pursue novelty and inspiration, and to run from admin and drudgery. Boredom is the enemy of creativity, to be avoided at all costs. Or is it?

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Author: LB

A legendary figure in the television writing and production world with a career going back to the late ’60s, Larry Brody has written and produced hundreds of hours of American and worldwide television and is a consultant to production companies and networks in the U.S. and abroad . Shows written or produced by Brody have won several awards including - yes, it's true - Emmys, Writers Guild Awards, and the Humanitas Award.