If you have ever felt the frustration of having a creative or mental block, then you know where my inspiration for this article has come from. It can be hard sometimes to feel like no ideas are good enough, working for you or the brand. It doesn’t have to be creative design or marketing either. It could be on creating plans on how to get your next clients interested or how to be more productive day-to-day.
Work experience can be quite a daunting prospect for many teenagers, especially if they have no prior experience in either that field, or work in general. Yet, I was always incredibly interested in tech businesses and start up culture in general so when the opportunity arose to do work experience at Codex Edge, right away, I jumped on it. This is what I learned.
Nothing is quite as detrimental to a great creative idea like the opinions of half the office, a dozen of internal meetings, countless more red tape, and waiting for someone to answer their email while on annual leave. So as a startup or even a big business, how do you build a structure that doesn’t stifle creativity but, instead, allow the best ideas to come forward?
LinkedIn articles tend to follow a theme, ideally something popular or trending that we can offer our opinion on in the hope of reaching a wider audience, but I actually wanted to ask for help. I would appreciate your opinion on a genuinely challenging subject for us, and I suspect any start-up at our stage of life, namely entering the growth phase.
It seems that every few months the topic of AI and job security is revitalised and although I did briefly comment on a recently trending article, I realised that I actually have a bit more to say. My experiences managing Codex Edge and our business model is very telling in this debate on whether AI will replace jobs.