Creativity is a broadly varied term to use, it means different things to different people. Some people’s creative spirit is undermined by others, yet others will notice how creative they were also. Being hard to define, how do you measure creativity?
Abstraction – The ability to apply abstract concepts / ideas
Connection – The ability to make connections between elements that wouldn’t normally link together
Perspective – The ability to shift your perspective on a situation, changing the view of any given moment
Curiosity – The desire to change or improve things that others look over
Boldness – The confidence to push boundaries beyond the social norms, and ignoring the fear of judgement from others
Paradox – The ability to simultaneously accept and work with statements that are contradictory
Complexity – The ability to lay out confusing and large quantities of information, and manipulate it into a piece that all links together
Persistence – The ability to keep striving forward to find stronger solutions even when others have been satisfactory already
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