Start by thinking about what you want to solve not about just being clever. Creativity is a tool not a goal. If you use the word ingenuity instead and focus on improving things you’ll become a lot more grounded.

image‘There’s nothing new under the sun but there’s always a better way.’Ed McCabe

There are those of us who find the word ‘creativity’ as in the expression, ‘well let’s be creative about this’ difficult. Indeed it’s as hard to imagine being creative as being told to ‘paint a great picture’ or ‘sing beautifully’. It will take more than ...

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