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How to Get More Creative Employees

Book Description

This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Getting the Best from People (9780137080571) by Martha I. Finney. Available in print and digital formats.

You can’t teach creativity to the uncreative! But you sure can nurture the well-hidden creativity that’s already there–and here’s how.

If you’ve tried to train employees to be more creative, you probably know this already: Creativity may be a discipline, but it’s not a teachable skill. It’s a frame of mind that makes people more receptive to making fresh connections. You can’t teach it, but you can nurture it by providing an environment that inspires and invigorates employees…