“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” – Albert Einstein
Change is disruptive, and often very uncomfortable, which makes most people resist it. Being aware of the emotions that change brings up is very helpful in acknowledging the current situation, and is the first step in navigating to the desired result. Every creative endeavor begins with vision, change and utilizing flexibility aids the process.
Having a clear purpose increases the success with change, it helps focus together, towards a common goal. Shared purpose also calms and manages the emotions and helps generate energy and resilience in the process of achieving the end result.
Artists have always gone through this process, especially when they decided to breakaway from previous successful styles, to attempt new and different techniques and styles. An unwavering purpose, dedication and trust in the creative process kept them going ahead to often making breakthroughs. Any failure is part of the learning process, and it is especially here that the change process is vital.