As Human Beings, - the most evolved species on earth - we are the facilitators of our own creative evolution. Every human is born creative - the challenge is to keep that creativity alive in him.
According to a 'Future of Work-Expected Skills' report by the World Economic Forum, Creativity takes up the third spot in the Top 10 Work Skills expected in 2020. In order for an organization to compete most effectively in the marketplace, research has shown that Creativity must be a vital skill of its employees. Creativity is also the most essential virtue for innovation and entrepreneurship. Organizations like Alphabet (Google's parent company) practice what is called 'Radical Creativity' to address huge problems by coming up with radical design solutions by employing relatively feasible technologies.
In countries like India, creativity is killed in favor of acquiring skills which would enable an individual to become employable. Being productive is valued more than being creative - the lines of code the employee writes or the number of test scripts he runs is valued more than any other insight he provides.
Creativity is not like a tap which can be opened at will to let the 'creative juices' out. Creativity requires the right attitude, mindset and intent. Creativity in different areas, like many other skills can be learnt, practiced and improved.
The desired outcome of the courses and workshops conducted in differernt areas of creativity is to empower and motivate participants with knowledge and methods to think originally and creatively.
“The deepest secret is that life is not a process of discovery, but a process of creation. You are not discovering yourself, but creating yourself anew. Seek therefore, not to find out Who You Are, but seek to determine Who You Want to Be.”-Neale Donald Walsh
On average, by 2020, more than a third of the desired core skill sets of most occupations will be comprised of skills that are not yet considered crucial to the job today.
According to a 'Future of Work-Expected Skills' report by the reputed international body - the World Economic Forum, Creativity takes up the third spot in the Top 10 Work Skills expected in 2020 ahead of traditional skills like 'People Management' and 'Judgement and Decision Making'. The report defines creativity as 'The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem'.
Lack of success is often attributed to lack of resources. Success is often attributed to abundance of resourcefulness and Creativity is the most essential virtue for innovation and entrepreneurship.