Excerpt From Summary of Austin Kleon's Show Your Work!
The lone genius myth is one of the most destructive myths about creativity, and it stems from the fact that so-called geniuses are often disconnected from other minds. We must change our definition of what it means to be a genius, and instead focus on what we can all contribute to a scenius.
The world is changing too quickly for professionals to keep up with it. To flourish, we must retain an amateur’s spirit and embrace uncertainty and the unknown.