News and Articles About Ideas
New York City-based advertising agency JWT defines the 10 trends that are expected to shape how we think and what we want in the New Year and beyond.
When launching a new company, a good idea goes a long way. But a healthy dose of moxie may be what pushes a startup over the edge into success.
Not every great product ideas is meant for Kickstarter. Here are five qualities a stellar crowdfunding product should have.
For our series College Treps, Chris Norton discusses how an idea partner can help an entrepreneur separate million-dollar ideas from total duds.
The most successful entrepreneurs know when to shift direction because their businesses need it. Here are three guideposts to help you along the way.
Surrounding yourself with the right people helps you come up with more and better ideas. Here are three ways to build a community to help you be more innovative.
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.