Thrills and Risks of Creative Careers

By : Mainemelis Charalampos (Babis), Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior

Creative careers are filled with passion, excitement, and intellectual stimulation. They are personally expressive, allowing for generous degrees of intrinsic motivation and deeply meaningful work. At the same time, creative careers are uncertain, unpredictable, and risky. They tend to be personally taxing and marked by ambivalence, ambiguity, and a broad range of social and relational tensions. Continue reading