Here’s the secret to more ideas:

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I’m guessing you find 3 or 4 good ideas, think you’ve run out of good ones and then quit.

That’s cool, but try this:

Start adding bad ones.

Throwing out garbage doesn’t lead to more garbage. It’s leads to new possibilities. It leads to angles you hadn’t thought of before.

Once you get those out of the way, you’ll get ideas you never would have gotten had you stopped at 3.

INahid — if you tweet me your email address (or just put it in the responses here) I’ll get you a copy of James Altucher ‘s “Choose Yourself” for free. The book is incredible, and talks more about coming up with ideas.

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