Creativity vs. Initiative

Creativity vs. Initiative — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Creativity and Initiative

Creativityadjective

Having the ability or power to create

Human beings are creative animals.

Initiativenoun

The power or ability to begin or to follow through energetically with a plan or task; enterprise and determination.

Creativityadjective

Productive; creating.

Initiativenoun

A beginning or introductory step; an opening move

took the initiative in trying to solve the problem.

Creativityadjective

Characterized by originality and expressiveness; imaginative

creative writing.

Initiativenoun

The power or right to introduce a new legislative measure.

Creativitynoun

One who displays productive originality

the creatives in the advertising department.

Initiativenoun

The right and procedure by which citizens can propose a law by petition and ensure its submission to the electorate.

Creativitynoun

The ability to use imagination to produce a novel idea or product that is useful to society.

His creativity is unsurpassed by his fellow students in the art class.

Initiativeadjective

Of or relating to initiation.

Creativitynoun

the ability to create

Initiativeadjective

Used to initiate; initiatory.

Initiativeadjective

Serving to initiate; inceptive; initiatory; introductory; preliminary.

Initiativeadjective

In which voter initiatives can be brought to the ballot.

Initiativenoun

A beginning; a first move.

Initiativenoun

A new development; a fresh approach to something; a new way of dealing with a problem.

Initiativenoun

The ability to act first or on one's own.

Initiativenoun

An issue to be voted on, brought to the ballot by a sufficient number of signatures from among the voting public.

Initiativenoun

readiness to embark on bold new ventures

Initiativenoun

the first of a series of actions;

he memorized all the important chess openings

Initiativeadjective

serving to set in motion;

the magazine's inaugural issuethe initiative phase in the negotiationsan initiatory step toward a treatyhis first (or maiden) speech in Congressthe liner's maiden voyage