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Brainstorming Tips | Execute

Week 6 +

Create it

  1. Start bringing your idea to life
  2. Refine it
  3. Document the process

Prepare to Pitch it

Prepare a credible and inspiring pitch to communicate your idea to the people who can help you realize it. Here are some guidelines:

  1. What inspired your idea? Why?
  2. Create a provocative statement for your idea
  3. What excites you most about this idea and why?
  4. Tell a brief and engaging story. Be clear. Keep it simple.
  5. What’s the bigger vision? (long term social impact)
  6. Identify contextual opportunities
  7. Can it be replicated?
  8. Include interviews and feedback from your process
  9. What has been your biggest learning?
  10. Be a SUPER MAVERICK! We need to see/hear/feel your energy, passion and commitment coming across!

Video it
Check out our video-recording, and uploading tips. You can also pitch your idea in 500 words that includes photos. Answer these questions:

  1. Who are you/your team?
  2. Outline the problem you’ve identified.
  3. What’s your Super Idea/Solution and what inspired it? (your solution must be original, realistic and implementable)
  4. How will it work? (show a demo/model/video/image/example/precedent, etc)
  5. What will it take to make your idea happen? It must be a sustainable solution/concept.
  6. How will your idea positively impact SA? (ie: how will it change thinking, behaviours and systems?)
  7. What is your Supernews headline? (Summarize your idea in a single headline)