Joshua Rene is not only one of our amazing CIC volunteers, but is also a Founder, an Insight Strategist, an Adjunct Instructor, and a Speaker. After 15 years in leadership roles ranging from supervisory to a tenured directorship; Human Services taught him that serving people begins with serving how they think. He introduced a style of development provoked by the rules that he lives by, “The external growth we want is a direct result of the internal growth we need.” And that is why Joshua uses design thinking to help people ‘Spill on Purpose™!’
Never slowing down, Joshua has taken his passion and strong belief that we’re all Personally & Professionally the same people; and packaged a series of thought-provoking Talks & Workshops. His team has introduced this as Spill Teem LIVE! Honing in on silencing the distractive and unproductive internal “noise” to empower individuals to become innovative free thinkers, who walk in clarified purpose.
When not serving as an adjunct at Piedmont Virginia Community College, Joshua stays on the move developing new design thinking strategies to assist people with finding their identity and create stories that connect them with the world.
Besides the amazing culture … CIC has a real-life connection rooted in the impact they make. Their vision to serve every individual who walks through their door is a level of commitment that can’t be bought. At a coffee meeting with a CIC member, Joshua heard the phrase “ … we don’t develop businesses, we develop entrepreneurs.” It was at that moment he knew that these were the folks that he wanted to make an impact with. From that point on, he made it his mission to invest in knowing the heart behind this organization.
It brings Joshua great joy when he simultaneously works with CIC and their mission, as well as working with entrepreneurs to ‘Spill on Purpose™’. What better partnership when you can come together, impact lives, watch people have ah-ha moments, and high-five each other when the work is done?
“It’s exciting to be a volunteer with CIC. The team is amazing and the mission is solid. This is only the beginning of the impact they’re making in the lives of the people in this community!” – Joshua Rene
If you’re interested in connecting, go check out ‘Spill on Purpose™’ by clicking here!