Navigating (i.e., solving problems) The Transforming requires creativity.
Creativity is both practice and processes.
Creativity is a practice in that it is an ongoing approach to work. That approach is the energy behind the application of creativity, often through the form of creative processes, though just as often as a mindset through the pursuit of mastery (a fancy way to say we get more creative by being creative).
The practice and the processes are reinforcing, and creativity becomes a default approach to work.
Creative processes come in all shapes and forms such as PDCA, brainstorming, design thinking, prototyping, sprints, five-step methods, proprietary models, and countless more. These frameworks and models help us (and more often: groups of us) apply our creativity.
Any creative process requires creative fuel to drive it. That fuel comes from our creative practice.
I'm working to identify elements of a creative practice for people working in healthcare and navigating The Transforming. Here's what I've come up with so far:
Ideas and inspiration on The Now of Work to fuel your thinking, learning, and creating. Get inspired.
Being organized is the foundation of a creative practice and creativity. Here are a series of guides to help you get organized at work. Get organized.
Talented people have worked on similar problems to the problems we're now solving. Thankfully for us they've shared what they've learned. So let's learn from them.
Your current role can be viewed as a platform to get better at the work you do and how you do the work. Your professional development is a you activity. Make it work for you.
Why we work the way we work is important to understand ... so we can create something better. Here's what's happening.