How to encourage creativity
January 15, 2018
Creativity is such a buzz word these days, and as always, the internet is full of useful (ahem!) information. Advice is often directed to corporate workspaces and a manager’s responsibility to enable and encourage creativity among her staff. As an entrepreneur, that kind of advice doesn’t apply to my situation. Instead, I’m going to include some of the tips that work for me here.
There are many definitions of creativity. For the purposes of this article, I’m using the term creativity in a generic problem-solving sense. For me, that’s what creativity boils down to: solving problems by finding news ways to express or do something.
Just as art is in the eye of the beholder, the process of creativity itself can be pretty subjective. If you’re a creative person, you might find that getting out of your studio or workspace helps to get your juices flowing. Or you might find that burrowing into your studio and being hands-on in your materials and tools is the best way to come up with new ideas or solutions. The important thing to remember is to find what works for you.
And if you’d like to switch it up and read about how to destroy creativity, try this article here