Tag: Creativity at work

  • Why Creative People Are Rarely Seen as Leaders

    Why Creative People Are Rarely Seen as Leaders

    Is that why there are few ‘Chief Creative Officers’ of companies? Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! We are in love with the word Eureka, and for a good reason. Creativity is magic: it’s the ability to create something out of nothing, to make connections that others don’t see. Everyone wants to work for, or…

  • Forget work-life balance, fill your creative cup instead

    Forget work-life balance, fill your creative cup instead

    “Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling some five balls in the air. You name them — work, family, health, friends and spirit and you’re keeping all of these in the air. You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. But the…

  • Why You Can’t Buy Creativity

    Why You Can’t Buy Creativity

    The balance to get right in life is the one between work that pays the bills and that which fills your creative cup. They are not always found in the same activities. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! “The work had better be good, I’m paying them enough.” Over the years I’ve heard this statement…

  • The Creativity Enigma

    The Creativity Enigma

    Studies show that a creative person needs intrinsic motivation in order to do their best work. In fact, cash rewards can hamper creative efforts. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Creativity has never been more popular. Chief executives believe it is the most important leadership quality for success in business, according to a recent IBM…

  • How to Kill Creativity

    How to Kill Creativity

    It is the same old story tome and time again, some people have a very narrow definition of what creativity is and where it is supposed to be practiced. Instead, let’s open our minds to creative possibility. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! When I consider all the organizations I have studied and worked with over…

  • Why Creativity and Money Don’t Mix… For Me

    Why Creativity and Money Don’t Mix… For Me

    This is a great look into the strange pressure we can sometimes put on our creative pursuits. Even Elizabeth Gilbert kept a job which paid her an income until ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ become a runaway success. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! I recently had a realization that I now think has been influencing the…

  • Are You Trapped in the ‘Creativity v Cash’ Dilemma?

    Are You Trapped in the ‘Creativity v Cash’ Dilemma?

    There is an essential link between personal creative activity and working in an unrelated full-time job. One feeds the other, providing a life force. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Sometimes it can feel like a constant battle to earn enough money to justify spending time on creative work. This problem can be particularly acute…

  • 7 Ways to Create Emotionally Intelligent Teams

    7 Ways to Create Emotionally Intelligent Teams

    Practical advice that can easily be applied in the workplace. I’m looking forward to trying out a few of these ideas. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! When Daniel Goleman released “ Emotional Intelligence ” in 1995, did anyone think that this best-selling book would transform the role of leadership? After selling more than 5,000,000…

  • Emotionally Intelligent Bosses Can Bring Out Your Creativity

    Emotionally Intelligent Bosses Can Bring Out Your Creativity

    This is great research with very useful findings. Being a good leader is so much more than making sure people do the work. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Bosses who act in ways associated with emotional intelligence foster happier, more creative employees, according to a new study. In a survey of close to 15,000…