This Test Tells You If You’re Really Cut Out To Be An Entrepreneur | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

This spring, as college graduates march down the aisles in their caps and gowns, most won’t be dreaming of rising through the ranks of a Fortune 500 company; they’re more likely to be hatching plans to start their own world-changing startups. With…

 

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StartUp: Who Is Your Competition? | Carson City Nevada News – Carson Now

 

While this strategy does not seem novel, the large majority of start-ups never complete this simple but powerful exercise. Simply talking with people, surveying potential customers, or getting feedback from customers of your competition will provide a wealth of information and value. The key is to be open and unbiased with the responses you receive — it is better to find out there isn’t a need for your product or service than to sink all your savings and time into a business that is destined to fail.

 

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AOL – Here’s what your favorite websites looked like 20 years ago – CNNMoney

It really doesn’t seem like it was that long ago when we were all “surfing the web” and it looked like this (click on the link).  Zoom past yesterday and straight into today and the web is such a different site to see, especially when using our smart phones, smart watches and tablets!!  It is a very different web than what it was in the 90’s.

Click on the link and take a stroll through memory lane…

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IdeaSpark! — The Craft of Great Business Ideas | Carson City Nevada News – Carson Now

 

Pet Rocks, 1-800-Flowers, Facebook–we’ve all heard of a widely successful company with a product or service that is so simple, we think, “I could have come up with that.” But could you? The answer is “yes.” There is no magical, proven standard or formula for coming up with the next great idea for a business. When it comes to innovative , the “ah-ha” moment can best be realized by utilizing a few simple, but very powerful and effective techniques to you come up with the next big thing…

First of all, the best ideas are those that stem from your life; be it work, hobbies, or general everyday experiences. If the idea directly impacts your life, you will be able to better determine if it is a truly great idea. Great ideas are also simple to explain. If you can’t explain your idea to a stranger in a minute or two and have them understand it, it is likely not a great idea.

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