Ideas

Are You Serious About Becoming An Entrepreneur?
Entrepreneurship

Are You Serious About Becoming An Entrepreneur?

There are four types of people who talk about being entrepreneurs. Most never become one. Here's how to see if you're serious.
Greg Shugar
Get Your Innovation Mojo Back With These 8 Tips
Small Business - Big Impact

Get Your Innovation Mojo Back With These 8 Tips

Let's face it: most big companies are bad at innovating.
Bismarck Lepe
The 3 Gifts Entrepreneurs Provide the World
Entrepreneurs

The 3 Gifts Entrepreneurs Provide the World

Although people usually associate business with taking, the holidays serve to remind us the good of those who strike out on their own.
David Hagenbuch
Do You Need a Great New Idea? Stand On the Shoulders of Giants.
Small Business - Big Impact

Do You Need a Great New Idea? Stand On the Shoulders of Giants.

Go shopping -- not for products -- but for new concepts you could use to improve your business.
Jeff Shore
6 Ways to Stay Mentally Fit for Life
Small Business - Big Impact

6 Ways to Stay Mentally Fit for Life

Put yourself on a no-junk intellectual diet to spark creativity in your business.
Marty Fukuda
Too Bad We Can't Store Calories in the Cloud
Humor

Too Bad We Can't Store Calories in the Cloud

We came up with three hypothetical inventions that would make Thanksgiving more enjoyable.
Use Kickstarter to Validate Your Million-Dollar Idea
Small Business - Big Impact

Use Kickstarter to Validate Your Million-Dollar Idea

Crowdfunding platforms can be about more than selling concrete commodities.
Meiko Patton
Finding Innovative Ideas in Unexpected Places
Small Business - Big Impact

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 five TED Talks are the best of the best.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
GE's Beth Comstock: Here's How I Sell An Idea
Small Business - Big Impact

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

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.
Small Business - Big Impact

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
Why It Makes Sense to Build a Brand Around a Singular Idea
Small Business - Big Impact

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

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