Discover Your Idea Honeypot

Idea HoneypotWhere do you get your ideas?

I get asked this a lot, and you probably do to.

The answer is actually quite simple. Ideas are everywhere. Sometimes they seem to appear out of thin air, other times you have to forage for them.

So the question shouldn’t be where do you get your ideas. The question should be how do you lure them in and trap them.

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How to Grow a Money Tree

Money GuyThe instructions are simple, basic, and have been around for millennia.

Every so often they are repackaged for a new generation. One of the best in modern times is The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason.

More recently they have been wrapped up in the latest pop-spiritual and New Age trends.

But regardless of how they are presented, they work — because they are simple, basic principles. No secret laws or other nonsense. They’re almost common sense, really.

You see, the hard part isn’t growing a money tree. The hard part is getting it to bear fruit.

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‘Bout Free Milk and a Cow

Your Brain CapitalRalph listened patiently as the guy asked his question.

When he was finished, Ralph gave him an excellent answer (“wow, I never thought of that…”.)

When the guy asked Ralph a follow-up, Ralph politely handed the gentleman his card. Then Ralph asked the guy to give him a call on Monday — after the weekend trade show we were attending — about scheduling a meeting. They could discuss contract details then.

The guy took the card and left. Ralph never heard from him.

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