We don’t notice when people are much more creative than we are. If we suspect they are, we refer to them as being intelligent rather than creative and reserve “creativity” for those creative in a ways that reminds us of our own.
Some of the most creative and persuasive people in the world are at the same time enormously credulous. To believe in something for which there is yet no evidence, you need to be. Much like artists they live and believe a lie to be able to communicate it as a truth yet to manifest. As in the example of Steve Jobs, there was no evidence that the vision of the Iphone turn out to be such a success, but how else would you convince thousands (if not millions) of people that it would be? By a dormant, and yet unarticulated gut-feeling of the multitude brought forth and convincingly articulated by one individual.
That all good things must come to an end only sucks if you are sober when it does.
The future is not to be predicted. People who dictate our future are always perceived as having predicted it.
You can know next to nothing about branding and still do it exceptionally well. Just like you can be an awesome person without knowing why. Actually, you probably do both these things better without being aware of it as a conscious effort. In that sense, it’s like psychotherapy, the need for it is a sign that something’s gone wrong and that you’re on your way back to your psychologically healthy self.
We don’t need free online education, being online is already free education.