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Often when someone has a creative insight it is described as them having a ‘light bulb moment’, a spark of inspiration which brings all the pieces together. However while the metaphor of light-bulb moments have served us well for the past hundred years it’s worth exploring whether this is the best metaphor and image for creativity. In today’s episode of The Creative Life TV Show I share why I think lightbulb moment metaphors are outdated.
The Light Bulb Moment
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- The light-bulb metaphor
- Light-bulbs vs LEDs
- Individual Creativity vs Team Creativity
- The real value of having those lightbulb moments