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3 Tips For Managing Creatives

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in Blog

3 Tips For Managing Creatives

Is there such a thing as being “too creative?” Perhaps there is when the imaginations and energy of creative types are allowed to run too wild and lead to missed deadlines, the inability to focus on the more mundane but necessary tasks of the job, or other types of poor work performance. Managing creatives can be a bit tricky, but thankfully there are some steps that you can take to help creative types to stay focussed and on track so that they can get more accomplished. Take an Individualised Approach One of the most important things to keep in mind when working with creative types is that an individualised approach is best.  Just as no two people are exactly alike, you need to look at each of your creative associates on an individual level. Learn which skills each of your creatives has their talents and strengths, and allow them to play to their strengths when pairing them with projects. Take their compatibility with other members into consideration when assigning them to teams so that each can benefit from the specialised skills that the others possess. Allow Some Measure of Autonomy Most creative individuals tend to be independent thinkers, and...

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