5 minutes with Supriya

Hey Supriya! So you took a secondment with Renude. What do they do?

​​​​​​​Wow, that’s awesome! Why did you see it important to work with start-ups?

“It’s a great way to upskill, and an ideal situation for both parties.”

So what did you actually do on a daily basis?

This must have had an impact on your ways of working when you got back, right?

“Seeing the immediate impact of my actions gives me huge job satisfaction.“

You must have gained some awesome experience. What did you really take away from that?

Sounds like you’ve become an innovator yourself! What does that mean to you?

“As a mother of two, I see innovation as the rebellious younger sibling of improvement.“

You’ve got some amazing experience; what are the top tips you can share?

  1. Get buy-in: Find someone who shares the same values as you and is willing to back your initiative. Understand how the innovation can fit into the bigger company-wide initiatives and how they can be effectively communicated.
  2. Fail fast: Learn how to test assumptions with an 80–20 rule and not strive for perfection.
  3. Get comfortable with ambiguity: The pace of new information and new ideas can be daunting. Having a framework to operate within can help structure the information thrown at you, and make decisions that you can stand behind.
  4. Have grit: not everyone will share your vision so just go for it!

There you go; think outside the box, use your experience in different ways and turn innovation into creation!

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