Creativity Quotient

Curated Reads by the National Library, Singapore

Being creative does not mean inventing the next big thing. In fact, let creativity come into play in your everyday life and you might see improved work processes, flow of ideas and refined business models. There is a growing demand for creativity across many jobs and sectors. According to the 2018 McKinsey Global Institute report on skill shifts, there will be a double-digit growth in global demand for high cognitive skills such as creativity, critical thinking and complex information processing by 2030. Check out the resources below for some insights and tips to spark your creative confidence.

CORE READ

The innovation race: How to change a culture to change the game.

Is innovation always a race? With three core concepts – innovation with purpose, innovation for real growth and innovation applications – this book provides strategies and learning tools to nurture an innovative culture at your workplace.

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All rights reserved, Milton: John Wiley & Sons, 2016.

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EXTRAS

Creative confidence: Unleashing the creative potential within us all

Creativity is not just for the “creative” or “artistic” types. With the belief that everyone has the capacity to “imagine or build upon” new ideas, this book highlights principles and strategies that can help strengthen and nurture a “creative confidence” for work or play.

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Want to be more creative? Go for a walk.

Stuck on a problem? Get your creative juices flowing for your next brainstorming session by going for a walk. Behavioural and learning scientist Marily Oppezzo shares her research on the steps to brainstorming in this short TED talk video.

Source: TED Talk, 2017

Too fast to think: How to reclaim your creativity in a hyper-connected work culture

We live in a world with constant disruptions. How do we create ideas before that text message or email interrupts our train of thought? Find out how to hone your creative traits, generate better ideas and how leaders from different industries apply creativity to stay ahead.

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All rights reserved, New York: Kogan Page, 2016.

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