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Big Ideas? They're Right Under Your Nose

Big Ideas? They're Right Under Your Nose  - http://www.inc.com Avatar Posted by Debra Kaye under Management
From http://www.inc.com 3101 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on June 5, 2013 8:17 am
The out-of-nowhere light bulb is a misleading metaphor. Good ideas bubble up from observations you make while you're walking around with your mind engaged in something else. Debra Kaye, author of Red Thread Thinking, talks with Inc Magazine about creating an innovative company culture. Read More

Someone Else Made It: You Monetize It

Someone Else Made It: You Monetize It - http://www.redthreadthinking.com Avatar Posted by Debra Kaye under Resources
From http://www.redthreadthinking.com 3103 days ago
Made Hot by: Entrepreneurosaurus on June 4, 2013 6:27 am
No new invention is completely original and everything stands on the shoulders of what has come before. Why try to come up with an original idea when someone else has already done the hard work for you? Is there a product or process from another industry that you can make disruptive in your market? Read More

Train Yourself To Be An Optimist (Yes, You Can!)

Train Yourself To Be An Optimist (Yes, You Can!) - http://www.mindbodygreen.com Avatar Posted by Debra Kaye under Self-Development
From http://www.mindbodygreen.com 3105 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on June 1, 2013 9:24 am
Are you in a rut of thinking yourself as a failure? I use the word rut on purpose, because feeling like a failure – and behaving like one – is a habit you can change. You can flip it around and teach Read More
“If companies want to innovate the way successful bold newcomers have, they have to unplug from the constraints of, 'That’s the way we’ve always done it,' and recharge, starting with the mantra, 'Let’s just not do that anymore.'” Read More

Debra Kaye’s New Book, Red Thread Thinking

Debra Kaye’s New Book, Red Thread Thinking  - http://keithsawyer.wordpress.com Avatar Posted by Debra Kaye under Marketing
From http://keithsawyer.wordpress.com 3114 days ago
Made Hot by: Copysugar on May 21, 2013 5:52 pm
Keith Sawyer, professor of psychology, one of the country’s leading experts on creativity reviews the book. Susan Cain, NY Times bestselling author of "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking" says "It's a must read for entrepreneurs hoping to take their ideas from fuzzy t Read More
Think you're ready for the considerable scale up to sell to the big retailers? Or how about just making sure you have covered every detail to be as profitable as possible? Here are tips from some of the nation's biggest sellers. Read More
Look at the most successful entrepreneurs you know and you’ll likely discover the overriding traits of passion and persistence. Winners have a deep passion for what they are doing and keep at it until they achieve their goals. This inner drive, rather than the desire to make money, is a critical co Read More
It may be alluring to innovate based on trends, but it’s a trap. Those who look to trends to inform their future plans often miss the mark. Copycats find themselves trying to compete on price, as the single distinguishing feature that might appeal to consumers. Read More
Brainstorming is not all that it’s cracked up to be. Problem is it doesn’t unlock creativity; it stifles it. Numerous studies reveal that brainstorming groups think of fewer ideas than people working alone, and group performance gets worse as size increases.
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When you are a small business entrepreneur, there is often a tough decision you have to make. Should I hire a new employee or not? Read More
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