Alina Wheeler channels David Bowie in a talk on “Change”
David Bowie. I am drawn to his fearlessness, and his ability to reinvent himself over five decades. But beyond his music, his acting, his painting, and his personas, is the larger story of how he has given many of us permission to be different.
We are all rock stars now—leaving our digital footprints across platforms. The ability to disrupt is embraced by business. Reinvention and differentiation are both our individual and community means of survival. What can we learn from David Bowie about change? What do we have to change? Do we want to change? What can stay the same? What is just enough?