Becoming Creative

I’m getting older and it’s getting harder to think in ways my years want to quit on. The fuel for new thoughts enrolls me in schools you seldom hear of. Staying fresh happens best when I exercise the following;

1. Don’t follow your field’s leaders. Doing so signs you up for predictability and bandwagons.
2. Appreciate art and fund early adopters.
3. Flip what you see and question what you read.

Lego has a new ad campaign that conveys it best. It is indeed the mind of a child who soaks things up the best and re purposes everything so well that is the fabric of what we all seek.

h/t 22words for sharing the images.

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Chad Swanzy has served in youth ministry for 15 years and currently works as the student ministry director at Gateway Community Church in Austin, Texas. Learn more from Chad and ask him your questions at