Creative Mindset Audit The below questions are designed to quickly assess three different areas, each of which is critically important in your ability to cultivate the mindset needed to create, innovate and take action at your highest levels, both in work and in life. It is, of course, not dispositive or overly-comprehensive (a near-impossible task with less than 30 questions), but it will give you a solid snapshot of where you are and where you may want explore integrating certain practices and strategies in an effort to work at a level closer to your genuine potential. I find it difficult to let go of storylines that stop me from taking action.*TrueFalseI do not have established mechanisms that alert me to the need to take breaks.*TrueFalseI do not have a dedicated daily mindset practice, like meditation, mindfulness, prayer or some other awareness-focusing, non-work practice.*TrueFalseI do not engage in aerobic/cardiovascular exercise at least 5 days a week.*TrueFalseI often get less than 7 hours of sleep.*TrueFalseI have call and messaging notifications on my phone set for immediate alert, and I respond to them on-demand.*TrueFalseSuccess is more about inborn talent than work.*TrueFalseI do not regularly step back from my work and evaluate its alignment with what I say are my bigger life-values.*TrueFalseThe way I spend my time is not aligned with what I claim to hold dear in life.*TrueFalseI do not have dedicated daily times throughout the day where I remove myself from work and refuel.*TrueFalseI respond more to what's in front of me, rather than what's important long-term.*TrueFalseI respond to computer/tablet message notifications in real-time.*TrueFalseI work in a more freeform, unstructured, way with little routine or ritual.*TrueFalseI work for long periods of time (more than 90 minutes) without taking regular breaks.*TrueFalseThe mundane activities in my non-work life are not ritualized or routine-ized.*TrueFalseI often work in isolation, only revealing my creative output when it nears completion.*TrueFalseI do not work in an environment that genuinely encourages and rewards creativity, risk-taking and experimentation.*TrueFalseMy workplace environment/culture does not support built-in, digitally-disconnected refueling breaks throughout the day.*TrueFalseI often feel increasingly unfocused, unproductive or agitated as the day progresses.*TrueFalseThe potential for being judged by peers, supervisors and consumers makes me very uncomfortable and often stops me from moving ideas forward.*TrueFalseI do not feel driven by a strong sense of purpose or passion at work.*TrueFalseIf I do take breaks during my work day, I stay at my desk or in the office.*TrueFalseThe individual who sets the tone in my work environment is unsupportive, exceedingly critical or consistently negative.*TrueFalseI do not have any mentors actively involved in my personal or professional development.*TrueFalseI do not believe consumers can or should offer input during the process of creation.*TrueFalseI multi-task often and well.*TrueFalseI am responsible for both ideation and production, but I feel strongly drawn to only one.*TrueFalseFirst Name*Email*I would like a more detailed report about my score by email, explaining what it means and what to do about it. I may also receive occasional emails about creativity, innovation and performance (Don't worry, we hate spam, too).