Our schools and workplaces claim to love creativity — but the research shows they don’t reward it. In fact, they punish it.
“…students with the highest GPA’s were the ones who scored lowest on measures of creativity and independence…”
“…supervisors judged their workforce the way teachers judged their students. They gave low ratings to employees with high levels of creativity and independence…”
Teachers often say they love creative students. They don’t:
Are you a creative person? Want to be a CEO? Good luck. You’ll need it:
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This piece originally appeared on Barking Up the Wrong Tree.
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