I loved this clip so much I took notes.
What you need to be creative:
1. a quiet space
2. time (an oasis of quiet from everyday life)
3. time: to not take the easy way out--stick with a problem, play with it to find the most creative way out. More pondering time=more creativity
4. confidence--fear kills creativity (you can't be trapped in reason)
5. humor--laughter makes us playful. and helps us solve problems no matter how serious. Keep your mind focused on your creative work. Establish a free atmosphere and create contrary connections.