There’s still plenty of room for originality

Who is fit to judge originality?*
(Richard Sennett)

As we become older, our lives become more routine and less novel. […] Learn to recognise your own scripts . Play with them, poke at them, disrupt them.**
(Chip and Dan Heath)

How can you judge something that’s original. It’s possible to compare it with something that isn’t the same, but that’s different.

Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler remind us of three big things we’re looking for in our lives that may lead to originality:

‘Autonomy is the desire to steer our own ship. Mastery is the desire to steer well. And purpose is the need for the journey to mean something.’^

Find these and find your originality. Bring it on.

(*From Richard Sennett’s The Craftsman.)
(**From Chip and Dan Heath’s The Power of Moments.)
(^From Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler’s Bold.)

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