Editor’s note: It’s interesting to see what Gallup says are three foundational factors needed to foster creativity at work. They are: expectations to be creative at work, time to be creative and freedom to take the risks necessary to be creative. Their research shows that most employees do not get the chance to be creative in their work.
Editor’s note: Linda Hill is an ethnographer who studied innovators across a range of industries. She shares some interesting insights on the collaborative nature of creativity and innovation. Also, that learning and decision making are key components in innovation that organisations can develop and finesse.
Editor’s note: Creativity can be taught, according to the academics who teach it. Surprise! But seriously, this long read looks at the importance of rekindling creativity in adults and how creativity can be developed in the workplace.
Editor’s note: If you are interested in creativity then Amy Burvall, who spoke on the topic at the Learning Technologies Summer Forum, has created a treasure chest of resources. There are some gems in here, so take your time picking through them.
Editor’s note: This morning’s #ldinsight chat on creativity got me thinking about creative thinking, which is an important part of creativity. This talk provides some good examples of how to think more creatively.
Editor’s note: This research is a couple of years old but it provides some useful context around creativity and why organisations should be looking to develop creative skills. There seems to be a lot of untapped potential here.