….creativity and innovation if you’re close-minded.
Employing proven solutions to problems and planning work great, most of the time. Just don’t become too dependent on them. The best leaders, even those who are pragmatic, are very astute at strategically getting out of their comfort zones.
To avoid over-reliance on past practices, actively seek out and consider the ideas, insights and far-out ideas of those idealist’s who annoy you. There could be a breakthrough concept to be discovered.