News and Articles About Ideas
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.
Crowdsourcing is altering the way companies come up with innovative ideas and accomplish large and small tasks.
How to use an approach called 'design thinking' when you're creating a new product or business.
Have an Idea for the Next Kale Chip? 3 Tips for Success in the Natural and Organic Industry (Infographic)
The fast-growing natural and organic products industry has plenty to offer hungry startups.
Four tips to help you know if your idea has run its course.
Four tips to help you inspire creative employees to share new business ideas.
Pinterest gets sued, Facebook adds voice messaging to mobile apps, why Indonesia is ground zero for Twitter use and more social-media news.
A timeline of the car-sharing service, from inception through public offering to buyout offer.
How to find ideas, make use of holiday downtime and more: our best tips of the week.
Three tips to help you find new business opportunities in unexpected places.
The science behind how negative feelings can actually prevent you from thinking clearly and making creative decisions. We speak with Prof. Barbara Fredrickson, who studies how to reframe adversity and be more effective.
Try these techniques to hone your instincts and trust your gut decisions.
Using these four tenets of design thinking can help you think differently and improve your business.
Eight techniques from the Virgin-founder to get the most from your next ideas meeting.
How to get beyond brainstorming, beat procrastination and find more permanent customers: our best tips of the week.
Follow these tips to help you turn great ideas into results.
Four tips for encouraging innovative in your team.
Ideas are worthless until they're out of your head and in front of others.