Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Monthly “100 Creativity Ingredients” Book Tuning: Creativity as Leadership Quality Oct., 2017

All humans are born with raw creativity ability. Creativity has many dimensions, with multi-faceted truth and myth, manifold knowledge and multidimensional insight. Creativity is wings of our mind and tempo of our heartbeat. Creativity is a constructive disruption, not so bad addiction, and a sensational phenomenon. The purpose of “100 Creativity Ingredients - Everyone’s Playbook to Unlock Creativity “is to classify, scrutinize, articulate, and share insight about one hundred special creativity ingredients, to paint the picture with them, to add colors on them, to embed the music into them, and to make the story via them, in order to unleash our collective creativity potential.       

                  Creativity as Leadership Quality   

Why is Creativity an Important Leadership Quality? Leadership is about future, direction, and change. What makes the difference between "good" and "great" leadership? Besides vision, intelligence (IQ & EQ), integrity, adaptability, etc., why is creativity becoming a more important leadership quality in the Digital Era?

Does Creative Leader Make you Nervous? Many executives in large corporate environments equate "creativity" with uncertainty and risk. Creative ideas are often hard to sell, particularly in public companies because the payoff is uncertain. Unless there is a clear culture of accepting some level of failure and budgeting for it on a regular basis, many fail to take the risk of encouraging creativity, therefore, the creative leaders also make others nervous, because they are the out-of-box thinkers and take more transformational initiatives.

Nine Aspects in Creative Leadership Creative leadership is the ability to inspire, to create, and to maintain the social and psychological conditions and the environment in which everyone is able to: (a) reach his or her highest potential; and, (b) contribute "leadership" in areas of his or her unique competencies.

Three Elements in Innovative Leadership? Creativity is the most wanted skill for digital professionals today, and innovative leadership is also in strong demand to bridge cognitive gaps, amplify collective creativity, inspire the culture of learning, and accelerate digital transformation. What are the top traits in innovative leadership, and how to cultivate more world-class innovative leaders?

“Leadership Master” Book Introduction Chapter 2: Creative Leadership? Digital is the age of innovation. And creativity is the #1 wanted skill in the 21st century. Therefore, creative leadership has also emerged as one of the most important digital leadership trends to improve leadership effectiveness and accelerate business & society advancement. But more specifically, what is creative leadership all about, and who are creative leaders?

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