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I need to vent my spleen… about this ‘ideas boom’ we are supposed to...

And you can't attend a summer barbecue in Australia without someone's brother-in-law downloading his brilliant idea to anyone within a snag's throw. We're outstandingly good at coming up with 'ideas'.

Why now is the perfect time to start a tech business: Mark Cuban [VIDEO]

Mark Cuban is a serial entrepreneur. He recently invested in one of Australia's most interesting tech businesses, Catapult Sports. In this video from Inc., he...

Does anyone want your app? Six reasons why no one may use your app...

This video from Google's app developers outlines some of the common mistakes businesses make when creating an app. Whether your business is your app, or...

How do you get from having a little idea to big execution

Entrepreneurship and the concept of building a startup is now perceived as pretty cool, right? But, have you ever taken the time to think about...

Richard Branson wants to know: “Have entrepreneurs lost the ability to innovate?” [VIDEO]

It's a tough question, one that Branson wants an answer to. How? Well, Virgin Disruptors, an online, real time discussion about innovation, is on again. Last year,...

Got an idea? You need much more to convert it into an app

It wasn’t so long ago that I was just a guy with an idea. Everyone has the ability to come up with ideas but having one isn’t enough. It’s only a starting point. You need more than just an ‘Aha’ moment and a lightbulb above your head. Ideas need nourishment, teamwork and execution to come to life.

Where did Elon Musk get his greatest ideas about changing the future of humanity?...

His answer may not come as a big surprise - in the shower. There's something about being in the shower, being relaxed and surrounded by...

“Where do you get your ideas from?” Neil Gaiman responds [VIDEO]

If you know anything about science fiction or superheroes, then you know about Neil Gaiman. Gaiman is an incredibly talented writer whose first book was...

Should you ask for permission or forgiveness? [VIDEO]

Do I need to introduce Seth Godin anymore? I don't think so. In this video, Godin explains the psychological traps that hold people back from...

Cast a wide net, have lots of ideas and go hard until one of...

This is the sage advice of John Winning, CEO of Appliances Online. In 2005, John Winning decided that there was a better way to address...

It takes more than an idea. You actually have to do something [VIDEO]

This video from satirical news service The Onion is a mock TED talk. It's not enough to just have an idea. You actually have to...

Top five parenting tips that are essential to running a great business

Not many might think of business as they do of parenting. But the thought might just help. Both call for multi-faceted skills, a great deal of firefighting and tons of patience.

Why you should launch your idea before it’s ready [VIDEO]

In this video from the Harvard Review, Tom Hulme, the Design Director of IDEO London, pitches us this idea: launch your product before it's ready. Why would you do such a crazy thing?

Fact: Your wicked, smart idea is not original [VIDEO]

It is often believed that creative ideas come in a moment of inspiration to a genius mind. Piffle says Kirby Ferguson. He goes on to explain how all creativity begins with copying what has come before. Evolution must happen on the way to a revolution.

That’s outrageous! What ‘Low-Panting’ can teach us about new ideas

From Levi Strauss’ canvas pants to the minimalism of Twitter, every invention has its detractors. While Ryan Spanger counts himself among the indignant, he suspects something is amiss in our rush to judgement. When we learn to think beyond our gut reactions, he argues, we learn how to make innovation work for us.

NSW seeks young entrepreneurs for Round Table series

Are you a business owner under 35 living in New South Wales? Industry & Investment NSW is inviting young NSW entrepreneurs to a Round Table event on Friday 4 Jun 2010 (3pm to 5pm). This event was developed to help the NSW Government gain a better understanding of the hurdles and expectations of young people who are starting and running a business.

X|Media|Lab Global Media Ideas Pro Day Conference

Sponsored Promotion: If you are developing digital media ideas across platforms, attend the Pro Conference Day and explore: innovation in media and technology; international business opportunities; and new platforms, applications and content.

X|Media|Lab Global Media Ideas Pro Day Conference

Sponsored Promotion: If you are developing digital media ideas across platforms, attend the Pro Conference Day and explore: innovation in media and technology; international business opportunities; and new platforms, applications and content.

PM Kevin Rudd names first 21 projects to be backed by $9.6 million Commercialisation...

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd last week named the first 21 Australian ideas to receive Commercialisation Australia support totalling $9.6 million. The first 21 ideas consisted of a diverse range of innovative projects from around the country, including treatments for disease, advanced materials, cutting-edge electronics, new online services, and a host of other innovations in agriculture, the media, manufacturing and beyond.

Cool waterproof suction notepad for capturing great ideas in the shower

People have their best ideas in the oddest places, but one of the most common places is the shower (perhaps all that singing gets the creative juices going). This proved sufficient inspiration for Aquanotes, a waterproof notepad, pencil and suction cups to ensure that you never, as the website says, "let another great idea go down the drain!"

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