The ability to think of new solutions and ideas, even with significant constraints
Is able to think through simple tasks, coming up with new solutions and exploring multiple options.
Is able to own unsolved problems and explore novel solutions, often with benefits to efficiency or simplicity. Can ideate quickly and is comfortable with thinking on their feet. Unselfish and open-minded.
Is at their best when given few constraints and a problem to solve. Unfazed by boxes, expectations or existing patterns. Always champions the best idea over their own idea.
Inspiring others to be more creative in solving their problems. A deep understanding of ideation techniques, which they help others use regularly. Constantly questions expectations and tries to beat them.
Leading open-ended R&D efforts on a company level. Positive, excited and open to new ideas all the time. Brought in to help experts navigate preconceptions and break out of boxes.