News and Articles About Ideas
A look at why you should persevere when things get tough, how to stop being anxious about presentations and more advice for business owners.
These scientists, artists and athletes share their tried and tested routes to finding a creative spark.
There's no such thing as a 'eureka' moment. Creativity isn't in your blood. Most great ideas aren't original. Here are 10 lies about creativity you've believe for too long.
Concentrate your efforts and you can become an expert on a product or market niche fairly quickly. Here's how.
It can be hard to exercise your brain's innovation muscles, but these three brain-boosting activities can help you no matter how busy you are.
Some argue you can't patent an idea, but if IP laws didn't exist, would you even be in business?
Business ideas are buzzing all around you. It's just a matter of knowing where to look and how to uncover them. Here are five places to start.
Now in its third year, Chicago Ideas Week eclectic program attracts world leaders and nearly 30,000 attendees in search of creativity and new ideas. Heres a look at how they did it.
Give up too soon on your idea and of course it will be destined for failure. Here are four essential tenets of inventing and product development that will keep you on track to succeed.
It's simply not true that intelligence is static. If you want your team to work smarter and better, try these three strategies.
Getting creative and surprising about what your restaurant menu offers is one way to set yourself apart from the competition.
Before pumping every last dime and ounce of sweat into launching your business idea, test it out with these four strategies.
Following trends can be dangerous, but if your business idea is ahead of the curve, you can expect success.
Think more like an artist and you'll unleash the kind of creativity and forward thinking that makes the greatest entrepreneurs thrive.
No matter how much 'you know you want it,' chances are your business idea is not original. Here's what you can do to stay out of legal trouble.
Once you have a business idea, it's time to get to the real work of getting it off the ground and running. Here are three ways to get started.
There are other more productive ways to come up with business ideas. Here are five effective alternatives.
Everyone has experienced a dry spell when it comes to generating ideas. Here are seven steps to keep your idea well full.
Getting inspired to start a new business means paying attention to the world around you. Here's how Virgin's CEO seeks out his own inspiration.
With so many brands to choose from, customers often want to go with what they know. Here are five ways to make your product do its own marketing.
Filing a patent isn't enough to protect your idea. It's important to consider how competitors might find a way around your patent and take action in advance. Here's how.
Read the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com, from why you should build a prototype early to why you need a team of "front stabbers."
You don't have to fork over thousands of dollars in legal fees to safeguard your business idea with a patent. Here are some affordable easy steps to help ensure you're protecting your ideas from theft.
Coming up with business ideas should be fun. Here are three games you can play anywhere -- whether walking through store aisles or out for a jog -- that will turn your mind into an idea factory.
Not all ideas make it to market -- no matter how great they seem. How to tell if your idea has legs? Here are five key qualities every good concept should have.