12 Aug FE: Innovate from the inside out
“My whole reason for creating a network is literally to bring little pieces of light. It’s to continue to spread little pieces of light in the world, to illuminate the possibility of the human spirit.” ~Oprah Winfrey
Great minds think alike. And then, it’s time to create and continue to innovate! I started this blog at Simonetta Lein’s request, and looked to my heroes and sheroes to continue to share inspo, perspective and wins along the way.
Then, I had attended a keynote speech about the evolution and serendipity that sparked one of the greatest wins. It was a win so grand that it shattered a curse covering 108 years…and captured the world’s attention. I saw champion choices as a foundation for this blog and a remarkable way to talk about ways to #ShineThroughtheNoise.
It’s oh so challenging to capture that magic again. The Chicago Cubs rode the wave and harnessed their talent for several more years. Now, 5 years later, the core team members have split up through retirement, trades and a different take on baseball.
During the Olympics Team USA had to be flexible and honor mental health as they found fresh ways to win:
I’ve written about not giving up and creating your own lane:
Whether you’re a sports fan or not, we’ve discussed creating and refining your path.
So, as you create and refine your brand as an entrepreneur, welcome change.
Know your audience and message. As your read the room, it changes too. (Wisdom on reading the room:
Fast Company echoed the importance of knowing the problem you are solving:
“Focus on knowing what customer problem you are solving, because that can transform innovation outcomes. Bosch has increased returns on new innovation projects by forcing its engineers through a rigorous customer validation process…”
Read on for their POV:
Is your innovation breaking down? (fastcompany.com)
We wish you the best as your brand evolves.
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Akasha Garnier for #TheWishwall
Author, Brand Expert, Filmmaker
photo: AkashLin, in flight
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