Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Innovate... It only takes a few cans filled with will. [Draft]
Does repetitive action bring about innovation in the most stale conditions?
This topic is about what births innovation when there are 50+ year old solutions in place and who challenges themselves to buck against the grain? Now I am not saying 50+ years of a person's life is stale, but there are plenty of stale repetitive actions and the mindset of " that's how we've always done it." Do you need to be someone that is just fed up with the same old process? Do you need to be a rebel and have a natural tendency to go against the norm?
Right now entrepreneurship is highly acclaimed, what really goes on behind the scenes and what really causes someone to change a perfectly working process that is tried and true for the past 50 years? Are we in an age where we embrace disruption or brush it off as foolishness and resume our 50 year old routine? We shall find out.
New discovered technologies of the 21st century are becoming proponents of innovation from those that have an imagination laced with courage. We think, dream and inspire which translates into thinking then hacking and building. Rapid prototyping either proves or disapprove our proof of concept from our imagination. The aforementioned processes challenge 50+ year old processes, most individuals choose to turn a deaf ear to change. However, I stress most, for innovation to be conceived, only a few need to follow through with vision and action.
Moreover, the few that challenge yesteryear's processes, start to breed seeds in their local communities, branching out to interconnected communities and online global communites. From this domino effect, forums and open source collaboration are churned. Don't forget, these movements are gnawed on and then chewed by the few that think and brave, "what if...?"
You can proceed to perform an action or process the same way for 50+ years until you tire or cease. Free your thinking and allow your imagination to manifest itself, heck, it only takes a can filled with will...