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3 Ways to Boost Creativity in Your Business

Martin Castilla            No comments            Mar, 25

Do you want your target customers to choose your business over its competitors? If so, you need to go the extra mile to ensure that your company stands out from the crowd. That can be achieved by generating content and offering services of a far more creative nature.

To find out how you can boost creativity within your business, be sure to read on.

Employ a diverse workforce

Two heads are better than one. More to the point, a workforce that is comprised of a host of different heads is better than one. Quite simply, the more people you have throwing ideas around, the better chance you will have of creating something that helps your business to stand out from the crowd. So make sure you enlist the help of other people when it comes to brainstorming potential ideas for your next creative campaign!

Better still, streamline your hiring process to ensure that you employ a diverse workforce. By assembling a team comprised of people who come from all manner of backgrounds, you’ll be more likely to come up with creative content that appeals to a wider audience.

To ensure that your diverse employees are able to work together regardless of their contrasting skill sets, values, and beliefs, you should embed a diversity & inclusion strategy within your organization. This innovative form of change management will help you to form a cohesive unit out of your workers despite the fact that they differ from one another.

Set bespoke deadlines

Deadlines are important; nobody is debating that. Aside from the all-important fact that they ensure that work is completed on time, the necessity that they breed can also act as a massive motivator for some people. Time constraints are proven to both stimulate and stifle creativity, depending on who they are imposed upon. If you want your employees to work in a truly creative fashion, you need to set them bespoke deadlines that are going to help rather than hinder their creativity as individuals. Blanket deadlines just won’t work. If you want them to start delivering far more creative results, you have to provide your workers with a bit more freedom in this instance.

Make changes to your workspace

Your workspace could have stifled your workforce’s creativity in the past. To ensure that this does not prove to be the case going forward, you should make the following changes to your working environment:

  • Install a communal table that simulates brainstorming
  • Ensure that your workers can move around the workspace with ease
  • Hide the clocks (or introduce a space that where no clocks are allowed to hang on the wall)
  • Introduce indoor plants into the space
  • Paint the walls in bright colors
  • Hang up inspirational quotes and pieces of artwork
  • Keep clutter and mess to an absolute minimum
  • Create a peaceful space that is full of relaxing amenities
  • Enforce an open-door policy on your personal office space

Put the above advice into practice, and you’ll be sure to get the creative juices flowing in your workspace sooner rather than later.