In an IBM global poll of business leaders, three in five CEOs cited creativity as the most desirable leadership quality, compared to one in two for integrity and one in three for a global mindset. These leaders – many of whom have decades of experience driving successful enterprises – have clearly seen how a creative leader and team can alter the fortunes of a project or organisation for good.
Yet, while the merits of creativity aren’t too hard to grasp, what many business founders and managers struggle with is how to actually be creative. Fortunately, creativity isn’t something that’s exclusive to designers and artists alone; everyone can grow and nurture their creativity by making changes to their work and life routines. Let’s touch on four of these below.
Creativity provides the motivation, inspiration and energy you need to drive your business and stay a step ahead of your competition. Apply these tips to lead your organisation to the next level.
Sheng Yi Lee, Founder and Artist, Classe Petit