Personal Innovation picks up where personal development left off. Personal innovation is about rethinking the ways you do things on a daily basis and to improve with each passing day. Maybe you have applied some personal development into your life, but as the times changes, what got you successful before might not work for the future. We live in different times and by making a commitment to personal innovation to recreate yourself and make yourself a better person than you were yesterday, a month ago, or a year ago, you will continue to achieve more success and take personal development to the next level. These are the basic principles behind personal innovation. First, lets define innovation:
Wikipedia.org defines innovation as,
Innovation is a change in the thought process for doing something or “new stuff that is made useful.
Bing.com defines innovation as,
- origination: the act or process of inventing or introducing something new
- new idea or method: a new invention or way of doing something
Google.com defines innovation as,
An innovation is a new thing or a new method of doing something.
An innovation is a new thing or a new method of doing something. Noun (countable) Innovation is the introduction of new ideas, methods, or things. Noun (uncountable)
Some of the Synonyms: novelty, invention, revolution, origination, modernization, improvement, advance.
As you can see the word innovation itself is about doing something new, its about fresh ideas, improvement and advancement. Personal development is a beneficial approach for many to apply to their lives to improve, but look for innovative ways to re-energize your development by looking at innovative ways to improve upon what you already have set in place and innovate your personal development.
Personal Innovation is about innovating yourself and making yourself better at whatever it is you do. If you have customers, and they are currently happy, take it to the next level and just wow them with more, if you think you have reached a comfortable level of success, push yourself to grow even further. Just like technology and products, without innovation you may risk being left behind as others realize the importance of innovation and does something about it. Look at things with a fresh set of eyes and be aware of the changes in your industry, profession and trends and innovate to prepare yourself for the next level of development on a personal level.