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Finding Innovative Ideas in Unexpected Places
Innovation

Finding Innovative Ideas in Unexpected Places

Looking far outside your own industry can yield surprising solutions to tough problems.
Anne Fisher
The 5 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time
TED

The 5 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time

They don't call them "ideas worth spreading" for nothing. These are the best of the best.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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GE's Beth Comstock: Here's How I Sell An Idea
Brilliant Ideas

GE's Beth Comstock: Here's How I Sell An Idea

You put it out there, but then you have to be prepared to defend your brilliant idea.
Beth Comstock
Richard Branson's Top 10 Tips for Succeeding at Business
Innovators

Richard Branson's Top 10 Tips for Succeeding at Business

While there are no shortcuts to success, certain attitudes and actions help.
Richard Branson
Is Your Startup Idea a Killer, or Should It Be Killed?
Starting a Business

Is Your Startup Idea a Killer, or Should It Be Killed?

Follow these four steps to determine whether you have a good business, or just a smudge on a cocktail napkin.
Adam Callinan
Think Like A Startup: Look for Ideas Everywhere, Be Decisive.
Trep Talk

Think Like A Startup: Look for Ideas Everywhere, Be Decisive.

There is no time for bureaucracy in a young company looking to innovate in a legacy industry. Normal CEO and founder Nikki Kaufman explains her philosophy of accepting ideas from everywhere.
Catherine Clifford
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Why It Makes Sense to Build a Brand Around a Singular Idea
Focus

Why It Makes Sense to Build a Brand Around a Singular Idea

Staying very focused on what the company does best -- and what makes it different -- allows an organization to refine a product and excel.
Michael Luscher
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7 Entirely Reasonable Excuses for Doing Nothing That You Must Ignore to Succeed
Productivity

7 Entirely Reasonable Excuses for Doing Nothing That You Must Ignore to Succeed

If you can't get started because you need more time, money and helpful contacts, turn off the TV, do things on the cheap and meet some people.
Daniel DiPiazza
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Finding Your Creative Element Takes Tenacity and Patience
Creativity

Finding Your Creative Element Takes Tenacity and Patience

Author and TED Fellow Ken Robinson says finding our element is essential, not only to success in life and business but to our higher purpose.
Bryan Elliott
The Idea vs. Execution Debate: Why Ideas Are Everything
Editor's Note

The Idea vs. Execution Debate: Why Ideas Are Everything

Leonardo da Vinci never stopped exploring and challenging conventional wisdom. And neither should you.
Amy Cosper
What's the Big Idea? 10 Qualities That Set Big Ideas Apart.
Next Big Thing

What's the Big Idea? 10 Qualities That Set Big Ideas Apart.

Thinking up the idea that will change everything for your company will never be easy but you can learn to recognize the ones that have the potential.
Chris Wirthwein
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Embrace Your Ideas, Even If They May Sound Ridiculous
Ideas

Embrace Your Ideas, Even If They May Sound Ridiculous

A fiction writer who regrets not pursuing a now billion-dollar idea shares four reasons to push your thoughts closer to reality.
Daniel O’Neil
Who's in Your Corner?
Leadership

Who's in Your Corner?

Surround yourself with a bevy of business professionals to stimulate and inspire you to realize your goals.
Lou Solomon
Who Will Step Up and Disrupt the Real Estate Industry?
Real estate

Who Will Step Up and Disrupt the Real Estate Industry?

Much like the media, taxi and hotel industries before it, smart entrepreneurs can and will inject new ideas and technology into a traditional market.
Brenton Hayden