8 Ways to Map Out Your Business’s Strategic Goals


The YEC asks eight young entrepreneurs, “Do you have a favorite tool (analog or otherwise) to assist you and your team in mapping out the year’s strategic plans and goals? How do you use it?”

A cure for the “If this is such a great idea, why aren’t I doing it?” blues

Warhol Bulbs

Have you ever had a great idea—or two—that you were eager to act on, but you couldn’t seem to get moving? There are two big — and curable — reasons this happens, and neither of them has anything to do with the quality of the idea itself…

Viral Growth Trumps Lots of Faux Followers

A slightly better idea defeats a much bigger but disconnected user base every time.

The Next Million Dollar Idea

Crazy ideas, like flying across the ocean for example, changed our quality of life forever. Great ideas come from the minds of ordinary people not much different than you. The only difference is in taking action or dismissing yourself as crazy.

Does Brainstorming Work?

People are lazy in groups. Eric Barrett lets you in on a better way to refine and analyze ideas.

Belief Systems: Why do we disconnect the analytical from the artistic?

Current conversation: Science has shown that creativity and intuition can all be learned. Why do so many people believe that analysis is learnable, but artistry is not? Join the conversation and tell us what you think.

Random Rules for Ideas Worth Spreading

If you’ve got an idea worth spreading, consider this random assortment of rules.

The Idea Manifesto

A visual representation of Your Best Idea.

Idea Spotting

The text on each page is inspirational, helping you to see the world in a different way.

Your Prospects Don't See the World Like You

The degree to which you understand a person’s reference points will determine how easily you will find marketing and selling to them.