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Traveling enhances creativity

Traveling enhances creativity

According to Adam Galinsky, a professor at Columbia Business School, visiting a foreign place and immersing yourself in their local environment increases your cognitive flexibility. 

It also enhances "depth and integrativeness of thought," consequently giving a boost to your creativity. However, traveling stimulates creativity only when you engage with the local culture of that place. Merely visiting a new city or a country isn't going to cut it.

Additionally, extended traveling also improves your productivity, problem-solving skills thus can increase your chances of getting promoted at work!

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