Tzvi Hilsenrath, LCSW

Thoughtful Mind with Tzvi

Tzvi Hilsenrath, LCSW

  • TMWT Episode 025: Thoughts on Creativity

TMWT Episode 025: Thoughts on Creativity

Wednesday 8th January 2020

Join Tzvi Hilsenrath in the latest episode of Thoughtful Mind, as he debunks the myths surrounding creativity, and explores the true essence of the creative mind.
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Unlocking the Creative Mind: Exploring the Myths and Realities of Creativity with Tzvi Hilsenrath

Copying is often the first step toward creativity and originality.
In the latest episode of Thoughtful Mind, Tzvi Hilsenrath dives into the topic of creativity, debunking popular myths and exploring the realities of unlocking the creative mind. Contrary to popular belief, creativity isn't always about breaking the mold. In fact, as Hilsenrath discusses, creativity often starts with copying and combining different ideas. He cites examples from music and art, where creatives have taken inspiration from others to develop their own unique styles. But creativity doesn't just happen in a vacuum.
As Hilsenrath notes, constraints and problem-solving can actually promote creativity, as people are forced to think outside the box and find innovative solutions to challenges. Brainstorming, on the other hand, may not always be the best approach. Hilsenrath offers insights into the drawbacks of group brainstorming, and how people can be more effective when they work alone and pool their ideas afterward.
From jazz piano concerts to carjacks, Hilsenrath draws on a diverse range of examples to illustrate the complexities of creativity. Ultimately, he stresses that creativity isn't just about the end result, but the journey of personal growth and self-discovery that comes along with it. Listen to the latest episode of Thoughtful Mind on to unlock your own creative potential.