This infographic is kindly brought to us by David Keane, the director of Davitt Corporate Partners – an organisation based in Dublin, Ireland. Davitt Corporate Partners is Ireland’s leading Corporate Psychology firm and work with employees and employers to make them work more effectively.
“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Creativity plays a fundamental role both in our personal and professional lives and for many, it is an essential part of finding fulfilment. In fact, 78% of people believe that being creative makes a difference in their lives. Creativity makes our working life more interesting and our personal life more fulfilling.
What’s more, as the world of work continues to become more and more automated, it is the quintessentially human skills – such as emotional intelligence and creativity – that will serve as the key drivers for economic success.
CEOs are beginning to recognise the importance of creativity, with 60% stating that it is the most important skill for leaders. Creativity is the skill of the future. It is critical for getting ahead and promoting innovative thinking.
“Mystery is at the heart of creativity. That, and surprise.”
Julia Cameron, Author
However, creativity is a mysterious beast. Scientists and artists alike have spent centuries trying to unlock its secrets. Despite years of research, experts still cannot define the exact essence of creativity and whether it is an innate talent or a skill that can be learned.
Author and real-life Don Draper, Alex Osborn, believed that creativity was a skill; he produced fascinating work on the subject, such as the, now highly-regarded, model of creative problem solving. This four-step formula has been used in boardrooms across the world to stimulate an outside-the-box approach to problems of all shapes and sizes.
If you are short for time, however, and need a quick creativity boost, why not check out the infographic below from Davitt Corporate Partners for some surprising creativity hacks. This super-informative graphic also provides an insightful deep-dive on the subject of creativity.
Unlock your creative genius today by reading the below infographic!