Creativity can be a very important skill to nurture when you’re running a business - but it’s also one that can easily go astray and leave you struggling for ideas. So here’s a few tips for re-stimulating your creative self when you’re feeling uninspired.
Not everyone can be a multilingual expert able to switch between languages with ease - but if you’re looking to think more creatively you may want to brush up on the French or Spanish you learned at school. Researchers have found that
bilingual speakers are more adapt at “divergent thinking” - where there brain is able to generate a variety of solutions to any given problem - which means they tend to be more creative than single language speakers.
Harry Potter author JK Rowling is a famous advocate of working in coffee shops for inspiration - and it seems that she has science on her side. Research has found that the ideal environment for working on a creative project is one with a
low level of ambient background noise, such as a typical coffee shop. In fact, the noise is so conducive to creativity that developers have even created an app -
Coffitivity - that
replicates the ambient noise of a cafe, in order to give desk-bound creatives a boost.
How do you boost your creativity at work? Leave a comment or hit us up on twitter and let us know. Have a great weekend!