How to get business ideas - remove steps
I see so many aspiring entrepreneurs stressed out hoping to find some spark of a business idea, but the common complaint is:
Everything good has already been done.
I used to feel like that too, but it doesn’t have to be hard. It can be as simple as:
- Find a job people have.
- List out every step people take to complete that job.
- Remove as many steps as you can.
Look at measuring cups.
People have been using cups to measure things for thousands of years. And standardized measuring cups have been around since Fannie Farmer invented them in 1896.
You can’t possibly come up with a new idea for a measuring cup. Right?
But then someone does. A guy named Steve Hoeting was trying to come up with a new recipe for brownies, and realized he spent too many steps in the process reading the level of stuff on the side of his measuring cup. Could he shave steps from that process, by...
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