Research suggests that in order to raise your productivity and produce better work, the best thing you can do is to simply sit next to co-workers who embody these qualities.
Being able to be creative at work makes people feel empowered, motivated, inspired, engaged, energised and proud. That’s just some of the words used by respondents to our ‘Creativity at work survey 2015’ – their words, not ours. Which words cropped up the most? Engaged, motivated, energised and empowered, in that order.
If you’re going to learn anything to get ahead in today’s fast-paced, competitive marketplace, make it creativity. But don’t just take our word for it. There are many reports that show creativity’s direct links to profitability and economic progress. We’ve collected some of them here for you to review.
We believe that creative thinking is not purely a God-given gift; it is a skill, which can therefore be taught. Granted, some of us may be more naturally able to call on our creative talents than others, but we can all add to our creative abilities in order to reach our creative potential. Let’s look at the evidence.