My personal opinion is that not only should we seek out Creativity, but we should also seek ways to become more Creative, and ways to creatively bring Creativity under our own conscious control. That is true in art, literature, invention, science, business, finance, and even religion.
“Creativity does not rest on eureka moments — it is a process, designed to consistently bring abstract ideas into the tangible world.
For creatives, this emphasizes the importance of routines.
Random bits of profound inspiration are few and fleeting; consistent work in your craft requires a sustainable way to develop good ideas into great ones.
Recall the wise words from Chuck Close: “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just show up and go to work.”
Perhaps one of the best ways to improve your own processes is to study the masters. Thanks to books like “Daily Rituals,” our desire to see what “go to work” means — by getting a peek into regular routines — has been thoroughly satiated.”
Full Article here: http://www.businessinsider.com/beethovens-creative-strategy-2014-7