How to Cultivate Creativity Like an Inventor to Generate Product and Business Ideas

How to Cultivate Creativity Like an Inventor to Generate Product and Business Ideas

You can be a creator or a consumer, but it’s the creators that get paid.

I’ve argued before that creativity is the most important skill for entrepreneurs because before you can sell something, you have to create that value proposition.

But what if you’re not creative?

I believe we all have that innate creative spirit in us somewhere, it’s just a matter of flexing that creative muscle.

238: 10 Foundational Hustle Habits to Improve Your Health, Wealth, and Happiness

238: 10 Foundational Hustle Habits to Improve Your Health, Wealth, and Happiness

As the author of more than 70 books, Steve “S.J.” Scott is one of the most productive and disciplined people I know.

His latest title, Habit Stacking, became a Wall Street Journal Bestseller and served as the inspiration for this episode.

We’re diving into a few of the habits that allow Steve to continually drive his business forward, and lead a healthier and happier life. Plus, you’ll learn why we think they’re important and how you can apply them in your own life.

237: How to Quickly Brainstorm and Validate Business Ideas, with Noah Kagan

237: How to Quickly Brainstorm and Validate Business Ideas, with Noah Kagan

Noah Kagan is Chief Sumo and founder of Sumo.com and AppSumo.com, which now do over 8-figures a year. He blogs about his personal and business experiences at OkDork.com, and his new podcast is called Noah Kagan Presents.

Noah has built up a number of successful businesses and is always toying with new ideas or looking for the next big business opportunity, so he was the perfect person to brainstorm with.

236: What I’ve Learned and Applied from 49 Awesome Entrepreneurs – Part 4

236: What I’ve Learned and Applied from 49 Awesome Entrepreneurs – Part 4

At the end of nearly every episode of The Side Hustle Show, I ask my guests for their #1 tip for Side Hustle Nation. There’s always a great variety of responses, and I wanted to take some time today to go through some of my favorites from the past 50-ish interviews.

And even though my primary motivation is to extract helpful tactics for you, the listener, I can’t help but learn from my guests as well. You never know when inspiration will strike or where you’ll hear the one insight that has a huge impact.

7 Proven Ways to Come Up with New Business Ideas – With Real Life Examples

7 Proven Ways to Come Up with New Business Ideas – With Real Life Examples

Aspiring entrepreneurs often get stuck in the business idea phase — that is, they’re confident they could run a killer business, make a ton of money, and live the good life — if they could only come up with the right idea.

And if you fall in that camp, I’ve got good news for you: coming up with new business ideas is actually pretty easy.

Let’s go through some of the proven methods you can use to come up with your first (or next) business idea.

9 Ways to Make Your Side Hustle Feel More Legit – Even if You Haven’t Made Any Money Yet

9 Ways to Make Your Side Hustle Feel More Legit – Even if You Haven’t Made Any Money Yet

Before we begin, I should note that the single BEST way to make your side hustle feel official is to get paid. Go sell something, seriously.

But I also understand that many people — myself include — often want some level of “establishment” before they feel comfortable saying they’re open for business.

I opened my first LLC while I was still in college and really had no idea what I needed it for. But it felt good, and if I’m being honest, made me feel smart and important too. And later I got plenty of use out of it.

How to Find Time for Your Side Hustle: 3 Fundamental Productivity Hacks and How to Unlock an Extra 2 Hours a Day

How to Find Time for Your Side Hustle: 3 Fundamental Productivity Hacks and How to Unlock an Extra 2 Hours a Day

You’re busy. I get it. There’s never enough time in the day to get it all done.

Yet you’re reading this … so that tells me you have a least some free time to dedicate to improving your productivity and starting or growing a side hustle.

This post will share 2 non-negotiable truths about time, my 3 favorite productivity hacks, and how to arrest the 9 biggest time thieves in your life to free up an extra 14 hours a week.

My Home Office and Hardware Setup

My Home Office and Hardware Setup

Or in blogger speak, “The 10 Tools I Used to Build a 6-Figure Business.”

I’ve been getting a few questions about my current home office set up, so I thought I’d put together a quick post about it here.

While I’m blessed to be able to work from anywhere, I find I’m most productive at home. I’ve been working from home full-time for more than 8 years, so there’s definitely some comfort there.

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