Creativity is the answer! Creative thinking is the key! Fast Company magazine did a poll of CEOs and public-sector leaders across 16 nations and 33 industries. Creativity tips the scale with over 60% of the poll weighing in heavily for creativity and integrity coming in a close second at 52%.
I strongly recommend this article to anyone who may question his or her own ability to be creative. Please visit http://www.fastcompany.com/1648943/creativity-the-most-important-leadership-quality-for-ceos-study. Another wonderful website to visit is http://thecreative-edge.blogspot.com/
I have always believed that without creativity, progress and leadership becomes stagnant. On a personal level becoming aware of your own creativity and your ability to enhance your creativity is crucial. While I totally enjoyed the copy and paste function on my computer and use it regularly, I am also aware that it is all too simple. You need to exercise your mind in the same way that you exercise your body. Creativity is a mindset. Challenge yourself to find new and innovative ways to do things, especially in your business or on your job! If you’re looking for some interesting reading, pick up a copy of The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It’s Transforming Work, Leisure, Community and Everyday Life by Richard Florida.