Austin Kleon, a self-described “writer who draws,” emphasizes the importance of your surroundings in regards to creativity:
There’s an economic theory out there that if you take the incomes of your five closest friends and average them, the resulting number will be pretty close to your own income.
I think the same thing is true of idea incomes. You’re only going to be as good as the stuff you surround yourself with.
Hat tip to WordPress Daily Post.
I love it that Kleon draws with words. His site is well worth a visit.