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Perfect Phrases for Creativity and Innovation: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Break-Through Thinking, Problem Solving, and Inspiring Team Collaboration by Karen Eriksen

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CHAPTER 5Creative Spaces

How many times have you been summoned for training to a dreary basement hotel meeting room or to a dreary room in your office building? Or to a room with seats all in rows facing the speaker at the front? Or even to a state-of-the-art training room that has all the high-tech equipment one could dream of, but that has walls, seats, and carpeting in an unrelenting shade of beige or gray?

And how much of that training has been related to creativity? Is it really possible to be creative in a beige room with beige carpeting and no natural light? Can we draw on our whole selves—our most creative selves, our divergent selves—in an environment that is devoid of creativity, divergence, and creative energy? In a space that doesn’t ...

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