Use Your Brain
Business as we know it has changed considerably in the last decade, no longer, especially with the Corona Virus in our midst, is big buildings. What we need are big brains. A big brain which is your brain.
Legendary magician Harry Houdini once said:
“My Brain is the key that sets me free.”
Of course he was known to be an escape artist from whatever cuffs or other constraints that could be dreamt up. The “sets me free” part of this inspirational quote seems to reference both his physical escapes and escapes or freedom in his thinking.
Think Outside of the Box
As a solopreneur you have a lot of things going against you, including competition that has large budgets. So what are you to do? One of the best things you can strive for is to figure out solutions for your online small business that will set you apart. This will be accomplished through “out of the box entrepreneurial strategies.
Tap Into Your Subconscious Mind
Whether you believe or not that there is such a thing as subconscious mind, doesn’t really matter. Your goal when generating new ideas is to think in terms of surprising yourself. This means no idea is too obtuse. Write everything down, or if you are faster at typing, type everything down without worrying about quality. At this point you just want to write as much as you can using keywords to trigger you.
Mine for Gold
Have a jam session with yourself. What are you trying to come up with? What will your strategies be used for? It is important to give a guideline for your brainstorm and come up with thing you didn’t know that you know. When done, let an amount of time go by, a half hour to an hour or so, and comb over what you have written. Pick the sections that make the most sense to you and you will begin to find the gold you can develop.