… in his new book, Powers of Two … [Joshua Wolf Shenck] argues that creativity is most commonly the result of two people interacting in a variety of ways: complementary collaboration, mutual inspiration, creative rivalry, whatever you want to call it.

From a report published yesterday by NPR, America’s National Public Radio.

For me, creativity is all about trying to move forward, in relationships, jobs, finance – everything.

Sanjeev Bhaskar (1963 – ), British comedian, actor and broadcaster, best-known for his work in the TV series, Goodness Gracious Me and The Kumars at No. 42

It is said that most creative careers… have a roughly ten-year ascendancy, when the artist produces their great work… there are three things every creative person should remember when attempting to lengthen their career:

1. Never become a cynic. Cynicism is the death of creativity.
2. Remove the headphones. By walking around in a digital cocoon, you push the world away.
3. Always mix with the best.

John Hegarty, British co-founder of ad agency BBH and author of ‘Hegarty on Creativity: There are No Rules’, writing in the latest issue of Wired