In our last column, I let you in on my #1 secret weapon for developing the best business ideas: how to “listen” to your customer base for product inspiration. Today we’ll discuss a few more proven ways to generate viable product ideas time and time again. Initially, it may feel like a waste of time talking about the steps to creating great ideas. You’re probably raring to go. I encourage you to...Read More »
Articles Written By Bill Heid
He’s such a tall, dark, strong, and handsome brute. —Beauty and the Beast Beauty and the Beast Once in a while we mishear the words of a song. “Olive, the other reindeer” and “José, can you see?” come to mind. ...Read More »
Last time we talked about some of the leading trends in today’s marketplace. Today we’ll discuss some of the specific ways you can come up with your own "off the grid" product ideas. I started my company, Solutions From Science, with just one product. Since then, we’ve grown our line to dozens of products, and we’re always adding more into the mix. People often ask me how I come up with so many new ideas; today I’m going to give you an insider’s look into how I do just that.Read More »
God said to Abraham, kill me a son Abe said man you must be puttin me on God said no, Abe said what God said you can do what you want Abe but Next time you see me coming you ...Read More »
As companies downsize and layoffs mount, many Americans are scrambling to find ways to make ends meet. Starting an off-the-grid business is a great way for you to become more self-reliant, and ultimately less affected by the ups and downs of the economy.
Whether you have visions of a full blown business with millions in sales, or a small basement enterprise that just helps you pay the bills each month, owning your own business can give you a financial resiliency that you don’t get when you work for someone else.
The Imitation of Christ —a book by Thomas à Kempis (1418) Religion and Power There are three different religious approaches to community and freedom. The first abandons politics and society at large in the name of religion. The communities it ...Read More »
This article is part of the “Off The Grid Marketing: How To Succeed At A Home Grown Business” series. It was morning on Thanksgiving Day. My family was gathered together in the living room, and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade ...Read More »
WILLIE: I can’t eat this. INDIANA: That’s more food than these people eat in a week. They’re starving…You’re insulting them, and you’re embarrassing me. Eat it. Eat it. —The Temple of Doom (1984) The stranger did not lodge ...Read More »
Let earth receive her King. —Isaac Watts Incarnation and Politics The word incarnate means “in the flesh.” For the pagan world, the State was God incarnate. The pagan world worshipped god-kings, and raised pyramids and ziggurats to the religion of ...Read More »
…binding myself under no less a penalty than that of having my throat cut across, my tongue torn out, and with my body buried in the sands of the sea at low-water mark… —Masonic oath His oath, His covenant, His ...Read More »