121: How to Come Up With Great Business Ideas
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On today’s The Startup Chat we talk about how to come up with good business ideas. Ideas come from all sorts of places. People get ideas by:
- Coming up with solutions to a problem
- Bringing an idea from one medium (or place) to another
- Doing something better than someone else
All of these are valid and useful to find a good idea.
On today’s episode we discuss how we get new ideas and why it’s important to come up with a lot of ideas.
The other points we made today are:
- Why frustration is a common catalyst for ideas
- How thinking of ideas is like building a muscle
- Why you should make a list
- What to do with an idea
- How to handle critical feedback
- Why you should “sleep on it”
- Why you need to surround yourself with creative people
- Why you should read more
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