― Fast Company magazine recently featured a few reader comments on how their bosses encourage - or, more truly, discouraged - creativity. Check them out: ∙ We start every brainstorm with our manager giving us a pep talk that we should go big and bold and not hold back. ∙ Then he shoots everything down. There's no back and forth, just throwing balloons against a brick wall. - thwap, thwap, thwap. ∙ I leave feeling like a little piece of me has died. ∙ ===== ∙ My [...].