Let’s get beyond Cooper Personas, or rather consider them as training wheels for a larger, richer and older, much older concept of Persona known by most cultures.
Think of MASKS or BODY PAINT and you have the Persona construct. These things may be worn and changed by the person underneath. The person is not the mask but the mask or paint represents possible behavours.
Innovation, so valued by artists and desperately sought by commercial enterprises, is driven by creativity and creativity is driven by ideas.
The Story Lens is a simple way to connect ideas and their manifestation.