I received an email yesterday from a man taking exception to something I had written in a previous post. I’d described dreamers as little more than fantasists who do nothing with their ideas as opposed to creative thinkers who actually take massive amounts of action. Taking on board his comments that he is proud to count himself as a dreamer and someone who has taken action in his life I felt I should describe the differences between a dreamer and creative thinker as I see it.
A fantasist is creative without focus or purpose
A creative thinker has the ability to focus their creativity on a specific purpose or goal and achieve it.
A fantasist thinks creatively without an intention of taking action despite what they tell you
A creative thinker knows that to be truly creative he must take a...Read More