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In its recently released Global Talent Trends 2019 report, LinkedIn cited soft skills as vitally important for career success. At the top of the list? Creativity.

And it’s no wonder. Creativity is the ability to perceive the world in new ways, to find hidden patterns, to make connections between seemingly disparate things, and to generate innovative solutions. When you’re creative, you’re able to turn new and imaginative ideas into reality.

From Branson and Ferris to Spielberg and Jobs, business leaders say creativity in the workplace is essential.

Worried that you’re not an artist and therefore not creative? Rest assured, creativity in the workplace isn’t limited to those with design degrees. Every role at every level can use this soft skill to solve problems in innovative ways. It simply requires adjusting your mindset to see the possibilities and allowing your curiosity to take over.

Here are five ways top leaders say to cultivate your creativity.

Read the full profile on Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/amyblaschka/2019/02/28/the-number-one-soft-skill-employers-seek-and-five-ways-top-leaders-say-to-cultivate-yours/#5ab91be63d9a

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