The Art of Success — 12 Habits of Creative People that Can Lead to Your Success

The habits of Pablo Picasso may hold the secrets to your success. So are the results of IBM’s 2012 Global CEO Study. The study shows that CEOs view collaboration, creativity, and flexibility as the key to employee success.

And they’re not alone in finding that successful business people tend to have many of the same qualities as those in creative fields.

Authors studying the qualities of super-achievers found that qualities including: dedication; intelligent persistence; community; listening; testing; managing emotions; evolving; patience; and happiness topped the list.

Here’s how artists use these qualities to their advantage and tips on how you can, too.


Expressing General Ability — Speaking Lesson Plan

Expressing General Ability — Speaking Lesson Plan

Learning Objectives: Using “can” to express abilities, asking questions

Level: Elementary

Skill/Grammar: Listening and Speaking

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Completion Time: 45-60 minutes

Resources: Superheroes and Their Powers Worksheet, Show Me What You Can Do Cards

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