Spark Ideas Blog

Inspiring You to Come Up with Great Ideas

You Aren't Selling Anything Because Your Brand Has A Personality Disorder

As I was pondering what to share with all my readers today, I remembered telling a friend of mine about the book "The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" By R. L. Stevenson. I've been listening to the author's "Treasure Island" to help me fall asleep at night and discovered the book is much...

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Don't Quit Your Job To Be A Pirate Entrepreneur!

I know that as a corporate rebel you're dying to get out of your 9-5 job and launch into the adventure of starting your own business. You're practically ready to chew off your own foot just to get out of the chains of corporate life. And it's great that you have a great idea that you think will...

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A Foolproof Idea? There's not such thing

So you have a great idea? A big one that is destined to work out, you crunch the numbers and do your voo-doo math and you are sure that the idea is definitely going to work and that you'll be swimming in money in no time, or at the very least you will be famous, well known and respected. You're...

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Your Big Idea Needs to Be Built With Little Ideas

So you want to build something big and memorable and have your name in the history books of your industry, right? That's what most visionaries want, they have some big idea for the world and they are dying to get from point A-to-Z in the shortest possible time and as quickly as possible. It's an...

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Be Your Own Muse For Developing Ideas

Often as entrepreneurs and business owners we find ourselves developing ideas that we think are marketable. We focus on what we think will appeal to the masses, because obviously we need to be able to sell these ideas and concepts to someone (and preferably to a whole lot of people.) This of...

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Embrace Chaos To Be More Creative

All of us live lives that are held together by some sort of order and routines, these routines, habits and ways of life help move us forward. We wake up at a particular time on most days and start feeling sleepy at a usual time in the evening. We all know that the world is round, we need to eat...

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It's Ok To Be Clueless

So I'm facing some challenges with my business- like everyone else! I am not afraid to admit that things aren't always easy, that's the nature of business, what makes it a bit dicey is that I have a Type A personality so I tend to like to keep things moving, so when they aren't moving- I get...

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10 Steve Jobs Quotes To Reframe Your Ideas

As someone in the creativity and innovation space, I have always find hope and inspiration in the life of Steve Jobs. While he was no saint, he was still a brilliant visionary and though his life wasn't as long as many other people- not many people can actually say that they really "lived" and he...

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Protect Your Ideas From The Hyenas & Jackals

Ok, inevitably, during the course of doing business, you will meet hyenas and jackals, they are people who don't care about your ideas and don't ant to care. They will knock you down and misunderstand you just because they can. These people are poison and you'd do well to fly under their radar...

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How To Break Out Of The Rat Race

The above image is by Bansky an England-based graffiti artist, political activist and film director of unverified identity. His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humour with graffiti executed in a distinctive stenciling technique. His works of political and social...

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