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10 Popular Founder Misconceptions Limit Startup Ideas

Startup Professionals Musings

His research supports what I have always believed, that anyone with a practical and common- sense mindset, grounded in reality, with the proper training, can deliver creative and innovative new ideas, projects, processes, and programs. This myth arises from the fact that new ideas can sometimes seem to appear as a flash of insight.

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7 Ways To Validate Your Business Idea Before Starting

Startup Professionals Musings

In my experience, consummate entrepreneurs tend come up with more startup ideas than they can ever implement, and some of the ideas may not even make business sense. But how does any entrepreneur know which ideas to implement, and which ones are best left behind? Separate nice-to-have ideas from ones solving painful problems.

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6 Reasons To Disclose Your Startup Idea Before Commit

Startup Professionals Musings

Savvy entrepreneurs start testing their ideas on potential customers even before the concept is fully cooked. They have enough confidence in their ability to deliver that they don’t worry about someone stealing the idea to get there first, and they don’t forget to listen carefully to critical feedback.

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Ideas For Marketing Campaigns That Will Interest Consumers

AllTopStartups

Whether you’re looking to increase your revenue or improve your brand recognition, finding the right marketing campaign ideas is critical. … The post Ideas For Marketing Campaigns That Will Interest Consumers appeared first on AllTopStartups. Start by developing goals that are specific, measurable and achievable.…

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5 Keys To Taking An Idea From A Vision To A Solution

Startup Professionals Musings

A popular approach for aspiring entrepreneurs these days seems to be to corner anyone who will listen, with a pitch on their current “million dollar idea.” In my opinion, ideas are a commodity, and are really not worth much, outside the context of a visionary leader who can execute. Positive inspirational communication.

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8 Negative Reactions To New Ideas And How To Prevail

Startup Professionals Musings

One of the complaints I often hear from engaged business professionals is that their new ideas, innovations, and change recommendations are unfairly criticized or dismissed without analysis. This argument is actually not attacking the idea, but shows a generalized resistance to change. Your idea has unpredictable negative side effects.

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5 Tips For Startups Looking For A Great Solution Idea

Startup Professionals Musings

Potential startup founders are always looking for ideas to implement, when they should be looking for problems to solve. Customers pay for solutions, but there is no market for ideas. I’m often approached by people with a “million dollar idea,” but I haven’t seen anyone pay that for one yet. Marty Zwilling.

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