Tim Harford: how messy problems can inspire creativity

 

Challenges and problems can derail your creative process ... or they can make you more creative than ever. In the surprising story behind the best-selling solo piano album of all time, Tim Harford may just convince you of the advantages of having to work with a little mess as it may become an opportunity to boost your creativity.

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About Tim 

Tim Harford was born in 1973 in Great Britain. He began his education at Aylesbury Grammar School and continued it in Brasenose College, Oxford. A few years later he also got a Bachelor degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, which led him to obtain his Master of Philosophy in economics in 1998. In 2003 he joined the Financial Times, where he began writing his own column. He mainly focused his journalistic efforts on economics. Eventually, he became the leader economics writer in April, 2006 in this newspaper. As of now he has written four successful economics books, presented a TV series on the BBC, and won multiple awards for his journalism accomplishments.
 
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