We asked some very talented folks to tell us about the most innovative thing they’ve done in their career.
Shorly prior to the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) hired my company to film training sessions at a conference center in Scottsdale, Arizona, and produce a series of training videos from the footage captured. Unfortunately, due to the small-business-crushing policies enacted to “flatten the curve”, the event industry was decimated and it was impossible for the training sessions to take place in public within a cetain and reasonable amount of time. Read more>>
The most innovative thing I’ve done in my career is creating a unique space inside of high traffic shopping malls for youth ages 12-19 that have their own business or brand, called Trail Blaze Shop. We made history by creating a brick & mortar retail business and “pop up shop” model around youth entrepreneurs, which is sustainable and scalable, and that attracted the attention of national retail brands and a partnership with one of the world’s largest shopping mall owners. Read more>>
I quit at the height of my career. Leaving the news business allowed me to innovate in a way that never would have happened if I had stayed. Working for a corporation, typically, will keep you playing by the rules. Once you have freedom, you can use your skills in a more authentic and creative way. I was able to be more thoughtful about what I was putting out into the world. I created my own TV shows and started a family business. Read more>>