How McDonald’s Lean Startup Revolutionized Fast Food
With nearly 37,000 franchises in more than 120 countries, it’s easy to forget that the McDonald’s corporation was once just a humble startup. In this post, I’m going to show you how McDonald’s used the lean startup principle of a “minimum viable product” to develop the Speedy System, which introduce
The One Thing All Wealthy People Have in Common
Here’s how to shift your mindset to one that creates wealth.
The Revolutionary Idea That Every Bank is Missing
Why don’t banks visualize the future of our financial decisions?
My first iPhone App… and 32 Ideas I’ve Abandoned
Five years ago, I launched my first iPhone app. Negotiate It was a personal finance/productivity app that helped people save money. Pretty cool, right? It was a failure.
My TEDx Speech at Carnegie Mellon
Back in February, I was invited to speak at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh for their TEDx event. After checking out the lineup of speakers, I quickly gained some perspective on how incredible my contribution to humanity has been.
At any other restaurant, the bill would come at the end of the meal, and the entire group would struggle to calculate how much each of them owed. At Ted’s, the bill looks a lot different...
Getting more positive reviews on Amazon
Imagine you're an author releasing a new book. Offer it free to those who pre-order and write an Amazon review (100+ words, positive or negative). Refund them once the review is posted. It's an effective, affordable strategy to garner early attention upon release.
A free idea for comedy clubs
Dominate on Youtube. If you want to build a substantial permission asset, you’re not going to be able to do that very well with an e-newsletter or a blog. You need to focus more on proving the service you’ll provide: great jokes.
A free idea for Sheraton
The Pod Hotel is a trendy hotel in Manhattan. But what makes it really unique is actually its online experience. Why aren’t more hotels doing this? STEAL THIS IDEA!