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Survey Says: Hone Your Creative Skills While in School

Does creativity matter if you’re not in an inherently “creative” field like art or music? While you’re in school, you may not think that building your creative skill set makes a difference in the way of career preparation, however, a survey of college-educated professionals who work across a range of industries from business and education to science and engineering suggests you might want to consider otherwise.

In fact, according to those surveyed, creativity is considered to be vital to career success and economic growth, and more than 8 out of 10 people wish they had more opportunities to hone creative thinking skills as students.

How important do you think it is to focus on developing your creative skills while in school? Check out more results from the survey in the infographic below (courtesy of Adobe), and let us know what you think.

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1 thought on “Survey Says: Hone Your Creative Skills While in School”

  1. But not all thought processes are equal. While the study showed that walking benefited creative brainstorming, it did not have a positive effect on the kind of focused thinking required for single, correct answers.

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