Creativity in the Workplace

Creativity can be defined as the use of imagination or original ideas to create something; inventiveness or a composition which is both new and valuable. How do we tap into our creativity when corporations and organization require or expect it?

Creativity is a skill. It can be learned. Workplace employers and the workplace environment can assist and promote the creative corporate culture.

Creative thinking in the workplace is in demand. We live in a competitive society and creativity improves productivity, teamwork, and innovation. Organizations receive many benefits when a creative corporate culture is implemented.

There are several techniques that once learned can assist workplace personnel to increase their creativity.


  • Define creativity
  • Identify the characteristics of a creative person
  • Develop your creativity
  • Understand the importance of creativity in the workplace
  • Identify the benefits of creativity in the workplace
  • Examine creative corporate cultures
  • Foster creativity in the workplace
  • Apply brainstorming techniques