The work doesn’t have to be good. It doesn’t have to change the world. It just has to be yours.

Geography is on your side

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Nashville is called the music city for a reason.

Not only is it a major recording and production hub in the country, but the total economic impact of its musical output is over six billion dollars per year.

Oates put it best when he said, it’s an inspiring city to be, because you knew that at three in the morning, if you need an accordion player, you can probably find one.

That’s the ideal cocktail for creative inspiration. Variety, flexibility and access. The ability to tap into the local undercurrent of artistic energy at a moment’s notice and convert it into fuel for your creative endeavors.

Florida’s research on the power of place finds that creativity is a societal process. Cities, he says, are the true fonts of creativity. With their diverse populations, dense social networks and public spaces where people can meet spontaneously and serendipitously, they spark and catalyze new ideas. And with their infrastructure for finance, organization and trade, they allow those ideas to be swiftly actualized.

The challenge, then, is to find a place where you plug yourself into the creative undercurrent. Where you can commune with the sensibility of culture that’s in the air.

Because it’s completely free of charge, on one condition. You have to pay it back with your originality. You have to contribute to the intellectual and artistic commons of the community.

The work doesn’t have to be good. It doesn’t have to change the world. It just has to be yours.

Do you have geography on your side?

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Scott Ginsberg
That Guy with the Nametag
Author. Speaker. Strategist. Inventor. Filmmaker. Publisher. Songwriter.

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