Why we need creativity

Why we need creativity
Posted in Shouts,
Posted by on January 22, 2015

What do you think when you see this?


Garbage? Useless?

Well some people look at it and think this:

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Made by french artist and sculptor Junior Fritz Jacquet


Made by French artist Anastassia Elias

Creativity and imagination is becoming crucial skills for making it in the business world today.

We are seeing less and less of repetitive work and jobs were you simply wait around for instructions. If you want to make it in on today’s competitive job market, and even more in the future, you have to be able to take initiatives and think creatively. In Seth Godin’s book Linchpin he is arguing the importance in making yourself ‘indispensable”, becoming a ‘linchpin’.  “The linchpin is someone who can walk into chaos and create order, someone who can invent, connect, create, and make things happen. “

Back in 2010, IBM conducted a major study and asked 1500 CEO’s around the world. Questions: What was the single most important quality need to possess to be a successful leader going forward? The answer – Creativity!

Many claim that we are all born creative (just listen to a small child talk or observe the way they play), but that we are trained out of using our creativity through school and socialisation. But the creativity is not gone. It is just hidden somewhere deep inside you, behind your fear of being wrong, making a fool of yourself and standing out.

“Creativity takes courage- Henri Matisse

That is why Travel Out There are always putting focus on creativity in our incentives and team buildings. We even have a whole workshop solely focusing on creativity, where we aim to re-ignite your creative spark as well as create stronger and more personal relationships between you and your team. Click the link below to learn more about it.

Creative Connections



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