Forward-thinking individuals have a number of things in common. They build a successful product or company, reap their rewards, and then struggle to do so again. The reality is, most people struggle to be innovative more than once.
There are things all great innovators share in common that keep them motivated, engaged, and passionate about continuously pushing the creative boundaries of what the rest of the world deems “possible.”
One of the great qualities of an innovative thinker is someone who is curious, open-minded, and willing to think outside of normal paradigms. Where most people find comfort in uniformity, innovators tend to reject it. They want to stretch beyond what is comfortable—so much so that it ends up making a lot of other people feel a bit uncomfortable in the process.
Read the article at Fast Company.