According to Elizabeth Rieke, CEO and Executive Director of the Center for Childhood Creativity, “Creative muscle is the new required leadership competency of the workplace and probably will be for a long time to come. Innovators have to be flexible, collaborative and able to communicate well with others – just like in Kindergarten.
And more importantly, they have to try things and be willing to fail – something our formal education system does not readily foster.”
What is a crucial skill and habit that builds creative muscle and its attendant soft skills? Reading.