In the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” a variety of gifts are needed to express true love. Likewise, there is no single creative gift that’s sufficient in and of itself; creativity is expressed in so many different dimensions.
So as you make up your holiday card list, keep track of something besides who sent you a card last year: do a double check to ensure that you have a full range of creative personalities among your informal creative team’s members. See if you have someone on your list for each of these 12 creative characteristics:
If there’s a talent missing, resolve to identify a new person for your creative team in 2008 that expresses their creativity in that manner. And if you don’t have a creative team that you can reach out to, start building it! You’ll truly love the creative impact that it will have on you!