In this episode, Curro Romero opens up about the humbling experience of transitioning from the world of snowboarding to the world of business, drawing parallels between the two. We explore the importance of continuous growth, both personally and professionally, and the excitement that comes with innovative thinking and doing things differently.
About Curro Romero
Curro Romero is the CEO and founder of Vimbu, an innovative mobile and web app connecting skiers and snowboarders directly with instructors. Considered the “Airbnb of ski lessons”, the Vimbu app connects learners with highly qualified instructors in a range of sports, including skiing, snowboarding, and also various summer sports. Vimbu focuses on delivering a personalized and convenient experience for users of all skills. The company raised a VC funding round recently and entered into partnership with Decathlon, the world’s largest sporting goods retailer in a bid for global expansion.
The Power of Innovative Thinking
In today’s competitive business environment, innovative thinking is what will help to set you apart! When you are thinking innovatively, you aren’t just following the crowd and using tried and tested methods. These may work but they aren’t going to “wow” your customers. Innovative thinking is a skill that can be developed over time by embracing a growth mindset, encouraging collaboration, being open to taking risks, and investing in continuous learning.