Shhh…I’m having an idea – introverts and creativity

creative_introvert_blog_v2“We need a creative idea and we need it now.”

The phrase guaranteed to send chills down any introverted, internal comms pro’s spine. But why do so many of us associate creativity with spontaneity?

We’ve all been in that meeting where a ‘creative idea’ is required and all eyes turn to you, the communications professional. It’s a true fight or flight moment; an extrovert’s dream, an introvert’s nightmare. But does being able to come up with quick ideas and solutions make you more creative than someone who goes away and ponders all the options before coming to a conclusion?

This was originally written for Alive with ideas. Read the full blog on their website.

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