Technical innovation

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How to Start Implementing Your Awesome Idea

Sometimes the beginning is the toughest part. Especially when it comes to inventions. Whether it’s an app, service, or physical product, whatever solution you’ve dreamed up now has to prove its viability in the real world. As I outline in my Guide for Creating Global Solutions, there are essentially 6 steps toward finding success: Formulate [...]

Why are you innovating the same old, ineffective way?

Humans love to repeat their history. Seriously—empires have risen and fallen in the same ways for ostensibly the same reasons time and time again. The historians I know are always shaking their heads. There’s almost nothing unbelievable happening today that hasn’t already happened. Why do we insist on innovating to solve problems in the same, [...]

How to Approach Prototyping for Social Entrepreneurs

My last few posts have been detailing the process to take your idea from a cool thought to an actual product or service. We've covered: How to properly formulate your idea Why research is essential Ways to overcome obstacles when innovating At this point, you can give your brain a break from thinking so hard. [...]

How To Overcome Obstacles During the Innovation Process

The last couple of weeks, we've discussed how important forming your ideas and research are to the entrepreneurial process. While I argue those are the most important aspects of turning an idea into a product or service, they aren't always the most fun. The good news is, today's topic is! You're ready to innovate. This [...]

Why Research is Absolutely Essential to Innovation

Research matters. If there was one thing I could teach every entrepreneur in the world, it would be the importance of research. As discussed in a previous post, validating ideas is the key to creating a successful product or service, yet it's the step most often skipped by people. I won't lie to you—research is [...]

The First Step in Innovation for Successful Entrepreneurs

The problem with innovation. The words "innovation" and "entrepreneur" get thrown around haphazardly. So much so, they've started to lose their meaning which, to be honest, was ambiguous to begin with. Being an innovative entrepreneur sounds glamorous, especially when you consider the names attached to that title: Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Arianna Huffington. But, here's [...]