…he payoff is that your position becomes one of the more stable in an organization. As it turns out, Creativity is a business skill. A very necessary one. The counterbalance for its acceptance at the adult table is less individualized credit.
While you get the odd former-frat-boy-jock who changes gears and becomes a copywriter, the vast majority of creatives were once stoners, weirdos, artists and drama nerds who may or may not have taken a beating at the hands of a future business major.