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A Manifesto for Unleashing Your Creative Bravery

Updated: Mar 29



Creativity stands out as a ray of hope in a world fixated on sameness and celebrity culture, illuminating the ordinary with extraordinary possibilities. It's the power to unveil what's hidden, to go beyond the obvious, and to pioneer new paths into the future.


Creativity can be challenging. It means going against the flow, resisting instant gratification, and confronting a world that often stifles imagination. The creative journey could be smoother; it's filled with challenges, setbacks, and moments of doubt. Yet, it's within these struggles that true creativity thrives.


Overcoming hardships like isolation, oppression, or poverty becomes the forge where genius is shaped. Those who endure such trials emerge with a deep determination, mental resilience, and an unyielding quest for self-realization.


Creativity is about nurturing passion and drive to create something meaningful that inspires future generations. It's about passing on the torch, leaving the world better than we found. But how does one start this journey, and what principles should guide it?


The manifesto for creative leadership is a roadmap to navigate the tumultuous seas of creativity:


1. KNOW THAT RIDICULE IS NOTHING TO BE AFRAID OF

If your ideas are met with ridicule, take it as a badge of honor. It's a sign that you're dancing to your own drumbeat, anticipating future trends and driving innovation. Pay no mind to ridicule; instead, hold onto your inner conviction.


2. NEVER BE "ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL"

Conformity never leads to progress. Dream, make, and do. Be authentically different, excite and inspire others, and thrive by lighting the way to the future.


3. LEAD WITHOUT FRONTIERS

Fearlessly lead by example, navigating uncharted territories. Avoid the mainstream and develop a deep connection with your audience. Be authentic, live in the moment with conviction and confidence, and always stay true to yourself.


4. PROVOKE ACTIONS THAT CHANGE MINDS

Reject conventions, question the status quo, and bring alternatives to life. Break the mold and follow your own path; greatness does not adhere to a formula.


5. KEEP TRUE TO THE DREAMS OF YOUR YOUTH AND CREATE OUTSIDE THE BOUNDARIES

Don't lose the creativity of your childhood. Grow into, not out of, creativity. Follow your heart, pursue your craft with intensity, and be exceptional at it.


Unknown Origins Creative Studios is a fortress against unoriginality, encouraging people to unleash their creative bravery. The studio provides creative solutions infused with aesthetics and craftsmanship, connecting emotions and imagination to craft beautifully positioned solutions for brands people love.


Our outputs are the next generation's inputs, and our responsibility lies in our hands to leave the world in better shape than we found it. Creativity, after all, is about attitude, imagination, and execution. It's the force that transforms the invisible into the visible, making the world a canvas upon which each individual can leave their unique mark.























Creator

Roy Sharples

Founder and CEO of Unknown Origins Creative Studios, is in the fight against unoriginality by unleashing creative bravery. Author of "Creativity Without Frontiers: How to make the invisible visible by lighting the way into the future."



Photo credit Brian Smale


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