[vc_row skewed_section=”section-skewed” css=”.vc_custom_1559529614142{background-color: #ffffff !important;}”][vc_column][bezel_page_title title=”SOME SURPRISING BENEFITS OF CREATIVITY” subtitle=”Creativity is a born skill” subtitle_position=”top” text_align=”text-left”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][bezel_accordion open_first=”no” color=””][vc_tta_section i_position=”” title=”Career” tab_id=”1559528697326-23776d1c-63f9″][vc_column_text]”Creativity is one of the top three skills needed in business today.” – World Economic Forum “Creativity is the #1 capability businesses need to navigate an increasingly complex world.” – IBM survey of 1500 CEOs “Creativity is a critical factor in the success of a corporation, and a core competency for leaders.” – IBM[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_position=”” title=”Spans All Business” tab_id=”1559528697361-1b1c276d-7c5b”][vc_column_text]85% of executives believe that Creativity is the key to driving economic growth. – Strategy One Creative thinking is the must have skill of any entrepreneur. – Cleverism[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_position=”” title=”Profitability” tab_id=”1559528862244-64c06e1c-37c6″][vc_column_text]The market shares of innovative companies are 3 times higher than average. The sales, 6 times higher than average. – RAND Journal of Economics An innovative company will have 75% to 80% more profit over 5 years than a non-innovative one. – Strategy Management Journal[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/bezel_accordion][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][bezel_accordion open_first=”no” color=””][vc_tta_section i_position=”” title=”Relevance” tab_id=”1559528742564-40dc3924-f549″][vc_column_text]“Capital is being superseded by creativity and the ability to innovate.”- Klaus Schwab, Founder of the World Economic Forum The two most important functions of a business are Innovation and Marketing. – Peter Drucker, The Practice of Management Good companies with good managers fail when there is a disruptive change in the environment. – Professor Clayton Christensen, The Innovator’s Dilemma[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_position=”” title=”Longer Life Span” tab_id=”1559528742590-abfc9c78-a39d”][vc_column_text]Only creativity – not intelligence or overall openness – decreased mortality risk…because it draws on a variety of neural networks within the brain. Individuals high in creativity maintain the integrity of their neural networks even into old age. – Journal of Aging and Health[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_position=”” title=”Reduces Stress” tab_id=”1559528934305-44388311-9d33″][vc_column_text]Creative activities are positive for mental, physical, and spiritual health. Practicing creative-thinking techniques lowers stress and exercises the brain. – American Journal of Public Health[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/bezel_accordion][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][bezel_accordion open_first=”no” color=””][vc_tta_section i_position=”” title=”Happiness” tab_id=”1559528977162-6624d915-b7a2″][vc_column_text]When being creative, our brains release dopamine, a natural anti-depressant. Participating in creative activities may even help to alleviate depression. – Huffington Post Creativity increases our control over emotional pain and depression. – American Journal of Psychiatry[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_position=”” title=”Intelligence” tab_id=”1559528977194-6b61ba91-2b25″][vc_column_text]The average person has 60,000 thoughts per day. And 95% of them are the same. – Cleveland Clinic[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_position=”” title=”Mental Health” tab_id=”1559529046946-68fecd08-616c”][vc_column_text]Pursuing creative passions and favorite activities can preserve your mind and stave off dementia. – Neurology People who engage in artistic activities are 73% less likely to have memory and thinking problems in old age, including dementia. – Public Library of Science[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/bezel_accordion][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][bezel_accordion open_first=”no” color=””][vc_tta_section i_position=”” title=”Immune System” tab_id=”1559529085704-df026e9e-f549″ icon=””][vc_column_text]Expressive writing boosts immune system CD4+ lymphocyte count. – Advances in Psychiatric Treatment[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_position=”” title=”Confidence” tab_id=”1559529085740-0c1f1472-536a”][vc_column_text]”60% of people say they are not creative, and more than 2/3 feel they are not living up to their creative potential.” – Adobe survey of 5000 people[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_position=”” title=”Humanity” tab_id=”1559529174005-9cb3ba7f-dd98″][vc_column_text]Being Creative is at the heart of being human, and of all cultural progress. – Ken Robinson Creativity is what makes Humanity move. – Keith Jarrett[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/bezel_accordion][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]