This quotation from Theodore Roosevelt argues that comparing your work, your life or whatever else will only serve to make you unhappy. Why? Because when you compare yourself to others, you know all the dirty details of your situation or the problems with what you’ve created, but only the seemingly positive surface information about them or their work.
Forget Myers-Briggs. A study out of BI Norwegian Business School has determined the signposts of a “creative” personality. There are seven of them, so if you’re thinking about quitting your job as a lawyer or stock analyst to go on tour with your band or finally write that novel, you might want to consider the list below.