There's lots of buzz around student development of 21st century skills. As being part of the corporate world, I'm all for the future workforce having the necessary skills to be able to think and communicate in a way that positively represents our company and our partners. Yes, company executives and leaders want an intelligent and productive workforce capable of taking the initiative to solve problems and to be innovative. But there is a key element that cross-cuts all characteristics we want in our team members and employees. Creativity.