Isaac Asimov on Creativity

Interested in the creative process? Are you a writer or an inventor? Well, it seems that the creative process works better for those who work alone. During some recent book research I came across the process of being innovative in an organisation using the SIT (systematic inventive thinking) process and teams. Its is apparently a widely used technique, but seems to conflict with Asimov’s ideas.

Although written in 1959, Asimov’s insights still carry a lot of weight.

So, does creativity work better for solos or for teams. What do you think?

Full Asimov essay here at MIT Technology Review