Talent is only part of the equation. The rest is network. Without a network, creative work does not endure. Creativity is not a solitary invention but a collaborative creation. And communities create opportunities for creative work to succeed. According to Csikszentmihalyi, it’s better to move somewhere new than it is to will yourself to be more creative. And now, it’s easier than ever to transplant yourself someplace inspiring, even if temporarily. The truth is there are connections everywhere and always more resources available to those willing to look. 1. Find a gatekeeper. 2. Connect with other people in the network. 3. Help as many people as possible.