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What’s your creativity quotient?

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To stimulate your creativity, you need to propel yourself out of your comfort zone, take risks and free your mind to innovate. Use this test to measure your creativity quotient (CQ):
Answer each statement using this scale.
Never 1 point
Rarely 2 points
Occasionally 3 points
Within the last month 4 points
Within the last week 5 points
The last time:
I changed my work routine for no practical reason. ______
A boss said, “That’s impossible,” but I tried it anyway. ______
I had a work-related brainstorm while at home or at play. ______
I was told “You’re wrong” when discussing a new idea. ______
I staged a work-related experiment and analyzed the results. ______
Less than 10: Break out of your rut.
10-14: You’re playing it safe. Stoke your imagination more often.
15-20: You’re making creative inroads—now intensify your efforts.
21-25: You’re a creative dynamo!

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