IBM 222 | How to Never Run Out of Amazing Ideas

IBM222-200How do you come up with ideas to create compelling content, grow your business and launch profitable products month after month, year after year?

In this episode we talk about how to keep the ideas flowing.

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In This Episode

  • How to train your brain to automatically generate impactful and profitable ideas
  • The secret to creating continuously valuable content
  • The often overlooked secret for creating ideas and content that your audience can’t live without

Items of Interest

  • Non-Violent Communication – this is an example of a book that gave us significant business ideas even though the topic is from another market.
  • 7-Minute Workout – This is something we use to get the endorphins flowing and ideas popping.
  • Single Motivating Purpose – if you choose a business that has purpose, something that you are excited to bring to the world, then the ideas will flow freely. This episode talks about how to do that.
  • Special thanks to Scott and Brendo for the open and close music on the episode.

What do you think?

What helps you come up with amazing ideas? Share in the comments below.

Comments

  1. Hey Guys,

    Great episode…

    I think choosing a niche you’re passionate about is huge. I know there’s a lot of debate on this topic but I couldn’t see doing this day in and day out if I wasn’t interested in it. It also reminds me of the Dan Pink interview. Money isn’t always the motivating factor. You have to love what you’re doing. I still need a lot of work in this area but knowing I love the Niche helps out tremendously.

    Talk to you soon,

    Frank

    • That Dan Pink triad of motivation is brilliant. It has had a huge impact on how I manage my own focus, the focus of our team and what we teach to our students.

  2. Great episode, guys. I definitely have to try the double speed audio book listening trick. But first I have to get into the habit again of using every chance to listen to podcasts and audio books. I don’t really know why I haven’t done this in the last few years.

    Oh, and by the way: The “creative spot” that works best for me is the toilet. I know it sounds a little bit weird. But I had a lot of my best ideas while sitting on the toilet. Whatever quirky thing is going on with my brain there. But hey, as long as it works ;-)

  3. Michael,

    Whatever works for you!

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