The 7-yr-old is bored. So I set fire to all her Xmas presents and said, “Reassemble!”
— Heather B. Armstrong (@dooce) December 27, 2011
While the above quote is funny and makes sense for the average Joe, if you’re an innovator and is bored with the status-quo there’s only one solution: Disassemble and Reimagine.
For example, last weekend I went to the movie theater to see Mission Impossible 4. It’s a good movie, but I’m not going to talk about that. What I want to tell you is what I noticed about this particular movie theater. First, the screen. It was sharp. No bubbles. Just sharp. Beyond that, apart from basic styling, nothing else is different about it. It looks like every other movie theater. Heck, it sounds the same way too. And it’s basic function remains the same: To go watch movies.
And this is where it gets interesting: Something that remains un-changed and boring for a long time is an opportunity for an innovator.…