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Creativity is often associated with artistic pursuits, but it’s a skill that has become increasingly important in the workplace, regardless of the field. Creative employees can think outside the box and develop innovative solutions to the problems businesses face daily. However, many companies are not taking the necessary steps to ensure creativity is fostered in the office. In fact, many places of work actively discourage creative thinking — intentionally or otherwise.
Leaders must take steps to ensure creative thinking is not only permitted but encouraged in the workplace. Fostering creative thinking helps drive innovative solutions, improves problem-solving and