April 2012 | Red Bull Yourself to be Creative

Red Bull Yourself to be Creative

Business performance is sometimes driven by being “clever” or “creative”. Unfortunately, many people think that creativity is an innate ability that a person either has or doesn’t have.

Well, there’s good news. Creativity is a skill that can be learned with practice.

There seem to be 2 equally valid paths to creativity: the daydreamer path and the Thomas Edison “99 percent perspiration” path. The daydreamer path works best if we feel we’re a long way from developing an insight; the perspiration path works best if we feel we’re close to a breakthrough.

Click here to read a Wall Street Journal article with some hints.

To motivate you on your path to creativity, click here to look at some top inventions of 2011.