By Jyostna Dey
Creativity is the potentiality to connect more often in an unexpected form which can be seen essentially as a skill or experience, maybe entirely from a different domain and seen as a core of a business mind.
So, how to get into a creative mindset? Or what differentiates it from the usual pattern of thinking?
We know that a creative mindset can generate unique and novel ideas, which extricates it from a casual way of thinking.
Creativity gets determined by many factors; predominantly, the environment, your personality, fluke, and spiritual traits, but when they all get coordinated, it brings commendable outcomes.
It may involve having inspiring thoughts to thought-provoking ideas. Thus, a creative mind comprehends the surrounding in entirety; such people have vast knowledge and always have that discovery zeal.
We can see; a mindset ready to unlock every releam of life and is acceptable to challenges, do come up with new success strategies.
as stated: “Its is the foolishness if you can’t recognise the creativity, which you can unlock in the corporate field”- Bono, lead singer, U2;
There are distinct methods by which entrepreneurs harness creativity strategies and apply them in their business world.
1. Learning from others mistakes and utilising their experiences:
Can I do this? This; is the most frequent question we keep on pondering before performing any task.
But have you ever thought about how people with creative mind use their creativity in generating far-reaching idea?
The answer is simple; yet looks complex. We can do this by observing; it enhances our capacity to think intelligibly and build awareness.
If you scrutinise what and how others have achieved? Then we get to learn from their failures. It becomes the best guide to work on ourselves.
An entrepreneurial mind is critical and a creative thinking mindset by learning from others mistakes and experiences; forms a mindmap that provides a rational approach towards challenges and foreseeing failures.
It’s has been rightly quoted that “Investing in people is how we grow”- Howard Schultz.
2. Think out-of-the-box:
Entrepreneur with a creative mindset will not refrain themself from taking risk-driven decisions.
Which could primarily play a decisive role in the success or failure of their organisation, Hence the decisions and work of an experienced businessman will reflect a perfect commixture of creativity and skills.
Although; developing a successful creative entrepreneur mindset, it does take a lot of hardship to acquire such skills.
While the real challenge lies in; generating and sustaining those innovative ideas in practicality.
3. The power of imagination:
A successful entrepreneur mindset has to be intuitive and inventive in its problem-solving strategies.
The success of an organisation vastly depends upon these unique and skilful decisions.
An entrepreneur; is expected to have a far-sighted view to deal with obstacles that may hinder their organisation’s growth and progress.
In such settings, they envisage and cultivate their artistry of imagination; to bring out significant changes in their approach. And thus, ways for distinct ideas to accomplish the set goals.
If you start believing in your power of imagination, it can help you contemplating problems from a new perspective with non-traditional forms.
Therefore, it is well said; that we may not be able to control every event, but we can certainly have control over our reaction to them.
4. Mastering consistency of creativity:
Brain training is perhaps crucial for transforming into a creative mindset.
Be it negating from the notion of “I know everything” to a more alarming one of “how can I learn more, where to utilise it? Intellectual superiority is altogether a different phenomenon.
It is applied to modify and improve the business models, plannings and evolving changes to obtain better services.
Therefore, practising your newly acquired skills through the technique of observing and learning is quiet relevant and being constant in mastering such traits will bring a positive outcome.
5. Using Originative Ideas:
From the point of view of business mindset, for novel ideas be workable, it needs to be realistic within reachable, cost-effective, and it needs to be problem-solving.
Originative ideas cultivate from an innovative mind, which claims in providing something original and unique.
Which not only enhances efficiency and effectiveness but also proves to be beneficial to society as a whole.
Inculcating the virtue of observing without evaluating or judging is the highest form of creative intelligence.
You can see; that some companies, brands, or product leave a long term and unsurpassed impact in our mind, such that we can relate with, without being splashy about them.
It is their brand’s creative ideas that speak and makes them stand out in a competitive market.
MY FINAL TAKE!
A creative entrepreneur mindset helps to turn your vision into reality if approached reasonably to the business challenges.
That; can be done by focusing on the energies and efforts that will motivate you to work harder in the right direction.
You can begin; that by creating your daily planner routine and can write what you will be doing each week.
Which would engender a judicious thinking ability pattern; and eventually turn into a positive habit mechanism.
If you want to develop a creative business mindset, then allow a disciplined thought process, and engage yourself in doing value-based activities.
As an entrepreneur, your prime objective should be on enhancing your services; with better ideas and acknowledging the problem and solving them.
You need to be proactive, yes! You got it right; keeping creative ideas in mind; gives an edge to the companies over their competitors. And further, help in emerging with substantial and unique ideas.
Experimenting with a new idea or innovations may seem to be troublesome. Mainly for startups or small business, but it will give them a worthwhile experience to grow and learn.
If you observe companies like Starbucks, Google, Microsoft, and Apple, they never refrain from implementing creative ideas.
They have their personalised names and apps for doing things, which outshines them form their competitors in the market.
At times, those creative ideas are not just a product of a single brain. It can be the initiative and hard work of teams and think tanks as collective efforts.
Empower your mindset by surrounding yourself with people who motivate you, gives critical acclamation of your work.
Lastly, live with your ideas and craft something original and rare, embrace solitude.
So that you can take a break from ‘role plays’ get time to emphasis your thoughts.
A creative mind works best when you can unravel the unconscious mind, observe more, engage with the process and accept your thoughts.