“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.”
Calling all internal perfectionists, those voices that make us doubt and double guess. Did you know that in the pursuit of originality it’s OK to be wrong. In fact making mistakes is a key ingredient to creative genius. Let’s be friends and encourage each other to push those boundaries!
Ken Robinson (1950-2020) was a highly respected British author, speaker, and education expert known for his profound wisdom and insights on creativity and education. His influential TED Talk, “Do Schools Kill Creativity?”, became one of the most-watched TED Talks of all time, highlighting his belief that nurturing creativity is essential for unlocking human potential. Robinson emphasized the importance of transforming educational systems to promote individuality, curiosity, and imagination, advocating for a more holistic and personalized approach to learning. His wisdom challenged traditional views on education, inspiring educators and policymakers worldwide to rethink how we cultivate and value creativity in schools and society at large. Robinson’s legacy continues to inspire generations, reminding us of the vital role creativity plays in our personal and collective development.