The Idea After The Idea

The Idea After The Idea

bad-idea-machineI was recently reading an article warning start-up entrepreneurs against developing and pitching internet business ideas that investors had all seen before.  Counted among the walking dead of concepts were social and business networking sites, online dating sites, search engines, micro payment/loan/investment sites, and portal/single sign-on sites.

The problem is, the author of this article is…

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Today’s calendar page is brought to you by The Spice Girls…

Today’s calendar page is brought to you by The Spice Girls…


startupvitamins:

If you’re not working on your best idea right now, you’re doing it wrong. - David Heinemeier Hansson, Basecamp

startupvitamins:

If you’re not working on your best idea right now, you’re doing it wrong. - David Heinemeier Hansson, Basecamp


Seth Godin Partnering with The Idea Guy!

Seth Godin Partnering with The Idea Guy!

I was recently reading about HubPages acquiring marketing guru Seth Godin’s highly experimental and highly successful web business Squidoo, and I started wondering what would be next for one of my favorite authors and meatball sundae philosopher.

The idea that popped into my head was wouldn’t it be cool if he decided to come with ME??

I am a big fan of Seth Godin.
I read his books, listen to his…

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That moment you realize you bought the small to-go cups for your Keurig instead of the large ones.

That moment you realize you bought the small to-go cups for your Keurig instead of the large ones.


hugwire:

Don “The Idea Guy” Snyder says you should keep this book by your bedside and read a chapter a night — in doing so, you’ll inspire a bunch of “light-bulb moments” of your own. 
Photo Credit: Thomas Claveirole/Flickr

So much fun when other people like talking about the books I like talking about…

hugwire:

Don “The Idea Guy” Snyder says you should keep this book by your bedside and read a chapter a night — in doing so, you’ll inspire a bunch of “light-bulb moments” of your own. 

Photo Credit: Thomas Claveirole/Flickr

So much fun when other people like talking about the books I like talking about…


The Hot Button vs. The Start Button

The Hot Button vs. The Start Button

hot-buttonThe Hot Button is usually described as a key point that gets someone to whom you’re talking to react emotionally. Usually in a positive manner, but sometimes negatively. Salespeople and Marketers seek out the Hot Button in an effort to uncover buying motives, objections, and basically learn (and capitalize on) the things a prospect loves (or hates) about the thing the salesperson is selling.

You…

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Episode 01 - Easton Town Center


hugwire:

Do not touch the red metal imp door knocker. It will bite. You and your children will delight in following these Instructions, says Don “The Idea Guy” Snyder.  It’s great work from the team that created amazing Sandman comics and a gorgeous version of the story, Stardust. 

hugwire:

Do not touch the red metal imp door knocker. It will bite. You and your children will delight in following these Instructions, says Don “The Idea Guy” Snyder.  It’s great work from the team that created amazing Sandman comics and a gorgeous version of the story, Stardust


Be Your Own Genie

Be Your Own Genie

genie-lampIf you had three wishes, what would you wish for…
Fame?
Fortune?
A vacation in Hawaii?

Many people spend hours and hours (amounting to years of their life) wishing for their ideal situation.  Think of the time spent wishing for more money, a better job, to be an artist, an actor, an author. Wishing they could find the perfect mate (or escape a bad relationship.)  Wishing they were more fit,…

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