Episode 26 – Taking Play Seriously In Your Creative Practice
Ditching work to do your job
Play is often scorned and maligned (I think we all know who does the scorning and maligning, don't we? Dour hats and shoes, both with buckles, hmmmm?). It's frivolous and unproductive. So how can it be so damn important? Well, listen up good, uh, listeners and we'll take you on a dizzying journey to find out why, touching on how play opens our minds and puts us in the flow state.
Links: A fairly hardcore view on not working with some solid musings on the concept of play. Author Bob Black Why It Is Good For Grownups To Play from Jennifer Wallace in the Washington Post Creativity vs. Consumption looks at the effects of favoring consumption over creativity