Five little things that kill a creative working culture | Econsultancy.com


 

"Office Space" (Mike Judge). © 1999 Twentieth Century Fox / Courtesy Pyxurz.
“Office Space” (Mike Judge). © 1999 Twentieth Century Fox / Courtesy Pyxurz.

Creativity is about culture and people,
so it’s hard to kill it quickly.

This post by Econsultancy is all too familiar to me, and anyone who has worked as a creative in a non-creative organization or business.

Meetings, especially, confound me. I once worked in an environment that demanded so many meetings that I was left wondering when colleagues actually had time to do the things they needed to do!

Of course, meetings also steal some of that much-needed time away from projects with tight deadlines. Deadlines are essential, but creativity suffers (a lot) when the majority of the creative’s time is spent in OMGNEEDTHISNOW mode.

Cubicles and hierarchies are the bastion of bureaucracy, clung to out of little more than a wistful need to do the “tried and true,” which is becoming more and more irrelevant in a disruption culture.

For the full blog article, visit Econsultancy.com’s blog:  Five little things that kill a creative working culture | Econsultancy

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