Sunday, March 11, 2018

The Monthly “100 Creativity Ingredients” Book Tuning: The Creativity Strength Mar. 2018

Creativity is clearly a competency at both individual and corporate level.

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.   

                        The Creativity Strength

Creativity Strength Creativity is clearly a competency at both individual and corporate level; the question is how to identify and build your creativity strength, and how does it become the competitive differentiator and bring the financial benefit?

Many Faces of Creativity?
Generally speaking, creativity means the thinking process to create novel ideas. More broadly, creativity may be more than or perhaps only tangentially related to the making of something new. Creativity is a specific way one or some human brains process information that results in unusual combinations of ideas, metaphors, applications, procedures, insights, and sometimes 'things'. Creativity seems to be a cluster of cognitive behaviors that may or may not result in a product and not necessarily a novel product. Or to put simply, there are many faces of creativity

How to Inject Creativity in Digital Transformation Digital disruptions are inevitable, and digital transformation is unstoppable. Organizations shouldn’t just respond to them in a reactive way. They have to be proactive, informative and innovative. To make the journey more fun and engaging, it needs to inject the right dose of creativity. And test for how 'creative' or accepting of 'creativity a company is by asking insightful questions.

What is Indispensable? Creativity Creativity is an innate process to create novel ideas. The collective creativity converges with the concept of innovation that is the management discipline to transform innate ideas and achieve its business value. Digital is the age of innovation. Organizations starve for creativity and thrive with innovation because they are differentiated business competencies to compete for the future. Thus, nowadays, the most in-demand skill is creativity, and the most critical business capability is innovation. What is indispensable? Creativity. What is key business success factor? Innovation.

How to Untap your Creativity
? We generally have a very narrow view of creativity conceding it to artists. If you look closely at your own experience, likely you will find your own special way of being creative. Whenever you are open to something new to come to the fore you are being creative. It is a state of openness where you set aside what you think you know. You step out of your logical thinking minds to create something new; or more often, you blend different types of thinking processes to see things differently. More specifically, where does creativity come from, and how to tap your creative potential?

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