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Jon Kolko, Author, Creative Clarity

Creativity is fundamental to driving the market. It's no longer a word used to describe aesthetics or the "icing on the cake"; creativity is a required competency for organizations who seek to identify new market opportunities, define new ways of running their business, and ship innovative products and services. But the creative process, and creative people, can be frustrating. The process is messy and organic, and the people are emotional and eccentric. Often, conservative companies who have established ways of doing and thinking have trouble attracting and retaining creative talent, who feel stifled by regimented processes, rules, and a hierarchical culture of consensus.

On the good days as leader, you feel like a winning coach at the Super Bowl. On the bad days, you feel as though you’re skiing just a few feet ahead of an avalanche. Most days fall somewhere in between.

To increase your chances of more good days than bad, check your leadership aptitudes and attitudes:

Are You Emotionally “UP” As a Leader?

Show UP as a Leader

For many decades, the citizenry has consistently given Congress the lowest ratings of the three branches of government. The reasons for such low ratings:

Many great corporate and political leaders will tell you that they watched and admired a parent, older sibling, or another family member or friend speak their mind and take charge of difficult situations. In other words, they saw first-hand the impact of leadership communication to calm a storm or controversy. Speaking out about issues and influencing others to act involves both the will and the skill. You can increase your capacity in both areas—will and skill—by observation, reflection, and practice.

How to Find Your Voice As a Leader: 5 Tips to Speak Up!

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