7 Powerful Practices Presidents Use to Increase Their Creativity

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“Creativity takes courage.”

This paper by Patrick Sanaghan of The Sanaghan Group shares 7 tested and proven practices that college and university presidents have used to enhance their creativity:

  1. Develop a system for capturing new ideas immediately
  2. Neutralize the critic in your meetings
  3. Invite “wildcards” to your senior meetings
  4. Create or find your own physical “creative space”
  5. Make your thinking visible
  6. Use the “Metaphorical Problem Solving” technique
  7. Defer judging your ideas

Read the paper.