Career Ready Practices

CRP-06: Creativity

Demonstrate Creativity and Innovation.


Career-ready individuals regularly think of ideas that solve problems in new and different ways, and they contribute those ideas in a useful and productive manner to improve their organization. They can consider unconventional ideas and suggestions as solutions to issues, tasks or problems, and they discern which ideas and suggestions will add greatest value. They seek new methods, practices and ideas from a variety of sources and seek to apply those ideas to their own workplace. They take action on their ideas and understand how to bring innovation to an organization.


  • (CRP-06.01) Creating ideas
  • (CRP-06.02) Researching ideas
  • (CRP-06.03) Reflecting on ideas
  • (CRP-06.04) Originality
  • (CRP-06.05) Applying ideas
  • (CRP-06.06) Working by self-direction
  • (CRP-06.07) Innovation thru diversity

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