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The Great Idea Fairy

“I don’t have any ideas. I can’t think of anything good.”

It’s an entrepreneurial nightmare. Lack of creativity. No focus. Even Worse-no clue what you want to do.

When I was a child, I struggled to stay awake so I could continue to play. I tried telling myself, “Stay Awake, Stay Awake”, only to be sleeping in an awkward position minutes later. Over thinking a problem does not solve the problem.

You do have ideas. You have a ton of ideas-many of which would make great businesses-but you are trying to force them out. As olympic lifting coach Mike Burgener says, it’s “Paralysis by Analysis.”

So how do you access your ideas? Start with what bugs you. What really irritates you? Take an example: Continue reading

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