Make an empty space in any corner of your mind, and creativity will instantly fill it.
Make a careful list of all things done to you that you abhorred. Don't do them to others, ever.
The prudent course is to make an investment in learning, testing and understanding, determine how the new concepts compare to how you now operate and thoughtfully determine how they apply to what you want to achieve in the future.
Success follows those adept at preserving the substance of the past by clothing it in the forms of the future.
Lead yourself, lead your superiors, lead your peers, and free your people to do the same. All else is trivia.