Why the term ‘thinking outside the box’ is more than obsolete in 2020

We all know and love employment ads. A successful and prestigious company is looking for an enthusiastic candidate with excellent skills, who is passionate about learning something new and can offer exemplary leadership skills. He or she must have 360° experience in different categories, but with a unique passion to conceptualize ideas. And the best should be, if he or she has an inherent “think outside the box” mentality.
Everyone wants us to be thinking outside the box. We need to be special, quaint and someone unique to be interesting. Isn’t it better to not expect too much in a collective society?