When leaders or teams come together to solve problems, the obvious solution or idea is often selected and people run with it. They don’t look for additional ideas…because ideation in itself is hard and not everyone is wired to dig deep for innovative ideas. In today’s fast-paced environment, very little focus is given to developing creative thinking skills. However, critical thinking and creative thinking have been identified as the top 2 desired skills of 2020 and beyond. This session will cover the common barriers of creativity in the workplace, and how we can help our clients (and ourselves) improve our creative thinking skills through a 5-step approach. This approach is a proven method to foster creativity while problem solving.