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"Inspiration" is a recurring section intended to spark ideas and motivation.

Do you need to quit your day job to start a business? Or should you create a side hustle first? Author Chris Guillebeau's discusses these topics in his books The $100 Startup and the Happiness Pursuit, providing fodder for new business ideas or ways to add to an existing business. His Side Hustle School series of podcasts (click the Episodes link at the top) covers truly creative business ideas that are an inspiration in and of themselves. At this link, he discusses one woman's six-figure idea to fill a gap in Valentine's candies. And she didn't even quit her day job.

Published October 24, 2017


How do entrepreneurs generate creative ideas?

Writer Molly Reynolds interviewed 10 entrepreneurs to find out what they do to unlock their creative juices. The common thread involved physically moving around or doing something completely unrelated to the problem needing to be solved.

Read more to learn about the various strategies employed by some creative business owners.

Published August 16, 2017


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What makes someone a creative entrepreneur, and how young is too young to begin a small business? Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine at 12 years old, young artist and entrepreneur Maya Penn talks about her creative expression and thoughtful stewardship of the environment in this classic TED Talk.

Published on August 10th, 2017