How Frustration Can Make Us More Creative – Tim Harford
TEDGlobal London 2015
Time – 15:32
I hate to say it, but sometimes the greatest satisfaction I feel for either work or a project, is after suffering through it, in a gruelling battle of endurance. It’s true though; if it’s easy, it’s not as satisfying.
Economist Tim Harford uses an example of a pianist in Germany who was given a subpar instrument that he wanted replaced, but when it couldn’t, he turned his regular performance into a ad-libbed masterpiece.
You see overcoming adversity and having to think through frustration, through anger can lead to creative heights and amazing breakthroughs. You just need that rough part to kick start it all.
This one was really deep, and you can watch it HERE!