5 Steps to Spark Industry Disruption and a Creative Revolution

Find a need and chip away at it

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True disruption sparks change for all and has a major impact, but it starts with one person. Yenpitsu Nemoto

Step into a time machine to early 2016, and you would have found me, a 37-year-old agency owner, wanting to “see the change and be the change” while living my day-to-day without truly disrupting or changing a damn thing. I was actively repressing my inner desires to change the world (or die trying), and that made for a very disgruntled self.

This story first appeared in the Sept. 16, 2019, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@alainashearer Alaina Shearer is the founder of Together Digital and host of the You Rock podcast.