Seth Godin has mastered the art of few words (and I, alas, have not).  Here’s his excellent take on creativity:

99% of the time, in my experience, the hard part about creativity isn’t coming up with something no one has ever thought of before. The hard part is actually executing the thing you’ve thought of.

I’m blogging this because it relates to your search – getting creative about how you approach it is all about, well, the approach.  Daydreaming about your dream job, complaining about your current one – kind of pointless if you don’t take action.  Life’s short, and just gets shorter.