Idea Trigger (un)Happy – the Entrepreneurial Mind

Epiphanies strike all the time in the entrepreneurial mind.

entrepreneurialI’m sure you’ve felt it. You may be in the shower, about to sleep, or in an awkward social situation and BAM! On the surface you may have a fantastic idea – the answer that all humanity has been waiting for. But then, before you know it, the bubble bursts. This is an example of an #entrepreneurfail.

What happened? You may have done some research and realized that Google/Amazon/[insert any publicly-traded company name here] has already tried and failed at that idea. Or, you may have found that there are just no paying consumers. Or, even worse, you find that there are already 5 copycats in the market, each one undercutting the rest.

An entrepreneur’s dilemma is never about not enough ideas; it’s about filtering the flood of ideas. If you have a great idea, remember what you need instead is a great “problem to solve”. Only then can you find the clients and customers that are willing and able to pay for your products and services. Also, consider scoring your ideas using key criteria such as self-sustainability, barriers to entry, and competitive threats.

If you are a true entrepreneur, these spurts of idea excitement won’t ever stop. As new ideas crop up, we’ve learned to always do our due diligence, focus on our point of difference, and remember that it’s the execution that really matters.

Have you ever been inspired with an amazing idea, just to be bitten by reality? Tell us about it in the comments below.

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  2. El programa Renovate, que promueve el cambio de electrodomésticos por productos similares pero de menor consumo de electricidad, se extendió a 10 nuevas localidades de la provincia de Buenos Aires, informó hoy el Ministerio de Economía. Siemens revoluciona el mundo del cuidado de la ropa con las nuevas lavadoras masterClass que destacan por su diseño, con nuevo display TFT de alta definición y máximo contraste. Este sistema pretende actuar sobre las dos Fuentes que producen más ruido, el motor y el aire.

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  5. Con el tema de no tener frío en la parte del refrigerador, calculo que puede ser sensor, lo que no se es cuanto me tiene que medir en ohm. Tengo un combi FAGOR no-frost que en verano se dispara la alarma acústica a la más mínima. En segundo lugar, distinguir tu generosidad y gran persona que debes ser, ya que tomarte tanto tiempo para dedicar a ayudar a otros, habla por si solo. Hola, comparto con ustedes las experiencias que tenemos de ser sufridos pero contentos usuarios de una heladera NF General Electric TBG 1 ZBC desde el año 1995.

  6. La pieza esa es correcta para tu máquina, su precio ronda los 8 euros y durante esta semana se enviará a los Servicios Técnicos, asi que, en breve, deberías tener a tu cafetera funcionando de nuevo. Hola, Antonio, deberías contactar con uno de nuestros Servicios Técnicos Oficiales actuales. Pregunta, como dices, lo que te van a hacer en la reparación que, con toda probabilidad, será un cambio de juntas y una limpieza interior. Encontrarás nuestra lista actualizada de SAT en Madrid en este enlace Quedamos a tu disposición.

  7. Se considera que el plazo de atención de avería se ha cumplido cuando el técnico se ha puesto en contacto con el cliente en el periodo establecido y le ha ofrecido al menos una cita horaria dentro del periodo máximo mencionado anteriormente. Si el contrato de suministro eléctrico de gas natural al que se asocia este servicio fuera de nueva contratación, el presente Contrato entrará en vigor en la fecha de inicio efectivo del suministro de electricidad gas natural con Iberdrola, sin perjuicio del periodo de carencia establecido. La duración del presente servicio será la establecida para el Contrato de suministro de electricidad gas natural con Iberdrola de la vivienda del cliente.

  8. Esto imagino, digo, q entraré en garantía tiene algo más de 20 días, no es por nada pero aún en el supuesto q se caiga al suelo, no creo q esto deba romperse con esta facilidad, lo máximo alguna marca en algún canto, etc., salvo claro, q el golpe fuere contra el cristal directo. Compi, en cuanto a lo del SAT de la zona sur, no tengo ni idea, supongo que solo tendran uno (antes el de Malaga y ahora le pasaron a Madrid segun decis). Ala, al servicio técnico por mensajería, y vuelve igual, y vuelta a enviar, y otra vez igual,.. así hasta tres veces.

  9. En el Servicio Técnico Siemens en Benicasim recomendamos que ante una vería de su aparato actúe con cautela, ya que puede empeorar el estado de este y encarecer la reparación. Lo primero es reconocer donde esta fallando nuestro electrodoméstico, después póngase en contacto con nosotros y solicite la asistencia a domicilio de un técnico para reparar su electrodoméstico.

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