1. Be supportive
Ask for your employee or team mate ideas, let them feel free to share them with you, as you can also work on it too and develop their idea to bring out some innovation that are creative in assisting your organization or business.
2. Acknowledgement and reward
Ensure that you acknowledge and reward creative ideas and creativity from any of your subordinate, this is a really big way of motivating them to even do more than is required of them of them.
Rewarding make them happy and this has a psychological effect on the individuals with the creative ideas. And don’t be surprised that next time they will provide you with more creative ideas then you can ever imagine.
3. Provision of an enabling environment
Individuals with creative ideas need an enabling environment to let them bring more creativity to assist your business or organisation. Make the job routine easier for them, sponsor them to attend seminars and workshop, expose them to trainings and new technology that will let you get the best out from them.
4. Encourage team work and togetherness
With team work, you can achieve a whole lot beyond what you can imagine, that is why its importance and togetherness cannot be over emphasized.
No matter the size of your team, let them work together as a unit by sharing and pulling their ideas together to achieve the goal of the team and also of the organisation
5. Give full freedom for creative ideas
Virtually every individual in the business world has some trait of creativity in them irrespective of their position in the business or organization or the team. Ensure that everyone has the full freedom to showcase their talent when it comes to creativity.
So be encouraging, provide the enabling environment and you will see the positive result of doing just these as they will greatly impact your business productivity and increase its success rate.
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