Beliefs about Creativity
Discuss your reaction (or beliefs) prompted by the findings from recent research by 1000 working professionals.
- 57% of college educated professionals believe creativity is a learned skill that can be learned in their career, while 65% believe it is a personality trait that is innate
- 88% agree creativity should be built into education curriculums, and 72% agree they were more focused on subject matter than creative thinking in school
- 85% agree creative thinking is critical for problem solving in their career but nearly one-third (32%) do not feel comfortable thinking creatively at work
What can you infer from the research finding? What matters about this research finding? Why is it important?