Andy’s Quick Hits (268): Why Having a Hit Reduces Creativity

In music this happens often — a band lands a hit but then fails to do anything special again. A well-known occurrence with hits like Tequila in 1958 being the ultimate one-hit wonder for The Champs — there are hundreds of others. But it doesn’t just happen in music, for example, Harper Lee’s hit To Kill A Mocking Bird was her only novel and it took her 55 years to release a sequel.

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Andy Hab

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The brain and human behaviour, in business, society, learning, and health.