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Creativity at Work by Ros Taylor

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01

Definitions of creativity

I wanted to start the book by defining terms. What do we mean by creativity at work: how is it defined, who are creative work heroes and how creative do the people I interview think they are? The following chapters will confront these questions; perhaps you can form your own opinions and complete the same creativity at work questionnaire I gave to my group of 100; see below.

Creativity and undertakers

Mary Tomes is an undertaker. She inherited a business that could not have been more traditional but she was determined to do things differently. As she said when winning an Everywoman award, ‘the funeral business had not changed for decades and really was long overdue for a new look’. So, with the help of her family, ...

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