"Are You Revolting To-Day...Or Are You Just Being Mugged?"

Written by Roger J. Burke

Here is my latest article. It may be freely used in ezines, on websites or in e-books, as long asrepparttar Resource Box is left intact.

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A funny thing happened to me on my way through a website today...I got mugged! And, it wasn'trepparttar 109032 first time either...in fact, it's been happening more often than I care to admit.

What do I mean? Well...just bear with me, for a few moments, while I recount a similar event, but in an entirely different environment.

Onrepparttar 109033 main street of our town, a new hardware store opened a few weeks back. Beingrepparttar 109034 type of guy who regularly watches Timrepparttar 109035 Tool Man, I just hadda go, right?

When I get there, it looks all very nice, new paint, bright lights, lotsa great adverts onna windows, all very enticing. So...I go in, bbbzzzzzzzz, fall throughrepparttar 109036 darn buzzer (usta be 'tinkle, tinkle' onrepparttar 109037 door...much nicer in those days), and meet this guy standing there, pad in one hand, pen inna other...

He smiles thinly - and I wonder why I think of a wolf - as he says,"G'morning, sir, and what is your name, address, post code, city, country, phone number, occupation, number of children, marital status, type of car you drive, how old is it, blah, blah, blah..."

By this time, my head's spinning, and I'm sure I'm having a daymare - as my daughter likes to say - as I hear him, dully now, droning on and on, and I finally manage to turn and stumble outta there, eyes glazed, gasping for air...

Rest easy...that didn't really happen to me, of course, at that new store. In fact,repparttar 109038 exact opposite...I was totally ignored! ;-((

However, all too often now, whenever I arrive at some websites these days, there seems to be a thought that we all must give up a mountain of personal information before we are allowedrepparttar 109039 privilege of buying their products! Name and email for an ezine subscription, fine; ask for any more and that's just plain arrogant.

Profit from Your Idea

Written by Diane Garrod

Idea planning to come up with a moneymaking concept is much like creating a painting or writing a book. It starts with a blank canvas and visualization.

Brick by Brick

Write downrepparttar seed of your idea in one sentence. Describe three ways in which this idea could generate a profit. Ask yourself if this product, plan, or service will meet a need? Who will use it?

Use an exploration tool such asrepparttar 109030 following to brainstorm your idea:

Stick in there. Gather in a room with a blank wall or a whiteboard and give each participant a set of sticky notes. Then state your goal or idea. Let's sayrepparttar 109031 goal is to generate ideas for XYZ Division to increase productivity levels. Have everyone write down three to five solutions and stick them onrepparttar 109032 board.

The facilitators should then designate three appropriate categories, such as Immediate Action, Pre-Planning and Not Appropriate - or something similar - and haverepparttar 109033 participants come up and arrangerepparttar 109034 sticky notes intorepparttar 109035 appropriate categories. This is an excellent technique for finding out what everyone is thinking.

Hammer It Out

In this phase you'll produce a plan for implementing your idea. The following processes will help you definerepparttar 109036 practical details to address.

Strategy definition. Fromrepparttar 109037 analysis you did inrepparttar 109038 structuring phase above, you'll be able to identifyrepparttar 109039 resources you will need to implement these ideas, such as manpower. Doesrepparttar 109040 idea create a viable solution? Is it unique? Can you move quickly with it?

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