The answer is simple. Not enough with knowledge. You need something more and that, fortunately for you; It is at your fingertips. Think a little. What is needed to improve what you do? Because this is precisely one of the few cases in which can admit that the answer lies in the same question. And so is the best strategy to improve the outcome of your work is to become the worst of your critics.
You have to ask you this question many times. But that you understand well. You don’t attack your work because that would tend to discourage you. And you need a lot of motivation to achieve progress. What you mean here the word critical is to be asking yourself all the time how can refine what you’ve done. There are always details that may be better. As there are thousands or infinite ways to give solution to what you face in your work, there will generally be better solutions.
Once you have a solution and put it into practice, question it. Ponte to think what defects has this form of solution. And then what other better solutions can be applied. That is the best way to find the talent needed to revolutionize an idea. There remain critical with things. With all things, not only with the product or service that we propose. You have to look also for competition. Get the deficiencies of them work for you. You can create a very competitive product concentrating on overcoming the shortcomings of the competition. But don’t limit yourself, extend your critical gaze to everything as you can. Look at your about and ask yourself how things could be better. The habit of being somewhat unhappy is the secret. It is powerful tool to achieve brilliant ideas in many areas. So no te vuelvas a simple consumer of the contributions that others do. Convert yourself into a provider of new ideas. Study, get ready, stay abreast but above all stay unhappy. Only the dissatisfaction with something moves to change. That is the gift, knowing how to see an opportunity for improvement there where others see that all is well. It recognizes the merits of each thing. But stay well awake to find criticisms. It extends then that attitude towards everything including you to you and to others. That is one of the secrets to become a more creative person.