Creative brainstorming sessions are often killed by the very thing that makes the rest of office life bearable: politeness. That’s right: if you want to be more creative, you must be ready to be more rude.
Lang believe that most business people believe in the power of expertise. People who know things are smart people, and what they think matters. The problem with this theory is that experts are creating ideas based on what has worked before.
A healthy sense of curiosity is what separates a great worker from an uninspired drone. If you’re looking for a spark to light up your company, consider looking for curious people.