How do you get the best out of the creative people in your team?
If you’re engaging freelance talent, sovereign professionals, for their fresh ideas, how can you avoid choking off that talent? And, if that’s why people hire you, what should you look for in a new gig? What are the warning signs that mean this project may be less rewarding than you anticipated?
In a thought-provoking article on Harvard Business Review, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Reece Akhtar offer eight evidence-based recommendations, including the following:
- Challenge them
- Promote cognitive diversity
- Be humble.