The Meaning of Being an… Imagineer
I – Imagine – to create, design, reimagine, innovate, think beyond the obvious, think without restrains or gravity, see things from an entirely different perspective, observe others’ ideas, investigate everything that catches your eye, and find your niche.
M – Meditate – to Think through your idea or creation, including seeing it from a math, social function, market placement, financial efficiency, client or customer interest in what you have to offer, know what the market is looking for today and in the near future, and be one to two steps ahead and master your creation in all aspects you can imagine.
A – Take Action – “Action” to align your thoughts with ideas and concepts that exist, oppose others to be distinctive, block others by being disruptive, and allow others to speak into your work to learn from them.
G – Generate – to generate new ideas based on present concepts and go beyond with new and unique materials, new processes, new sales methods, and new markets and identify trends and waves. Bring into this time period and re-energize and innovate on prior concepts and ideas that have been overlooked or forgotten.
I – Involve – others who can make your idea come alive, keep those around you that can understand, upgrade, carry through, technically manage, give finance assistance or advice, provide legal advice, and build an appropriate business structure and business plan.
N – Navigate – move about with new concepts and ideas and pick the best among the good, be flexible with your creation, know you are going in the right direction when others try to stop you, avoid those who say it can’t be done, find the finances to make it all work, stay in tune with your initial creation until it is finished.
E – Engineer – provide the framework for your idea and work through the details, learn the techniques and tools, the science behind how it works, the materials that are available to pursue it, the platform in which to market it, and understand the issues it takes to sustain it.
E – Emulate – others who have gone before, improve on their designs and ideas, “Steal from the Best“ other ideas that have worked, set up your framework as a full-blow company as if you were a million-dollar enterprise, observe other companies doing similar ideas, and emulate the person and personality you wish to become to model for future employees.
R – React – be filled with emotion about the results and celebrate the concepts until it is finished, using the latest technology, most economical, least energy used to manufacture, the best price it can be offered for, has all of the possible add-ons it needs to continue to demand leadership in the marketplace.
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