Sun Tzu's six rules for converting momentum into positions with more value.
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This article explains why many people don't get any benefit from the momentum of their creativity. Sun Tzu see momentum as potential energy. It needs to be converted into movement. His analogy is converting an object's potential energy into movement by rolling it downhill. People fail to see how creativity must be used as a part of the larger process. In school, many of us are taught to confuse creativity with self-expression, which is an end in itself. The solution to this confusion is to recognized creativity and the momentum it can product only as means to an end.