#014: How To Get Brilliant Ideas [Podcast]

In today's episode…

Ever wish you could get brilliant business ideas on demand? You can, and I'll show you 5 habits that make ideas happen.

By the way…

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Feature Story: How To Get Brilliant Ideas

Ever feel like you need a brilliant idea – or ideas –  for your business, and tried to just “squeeze one out”? That's usually not the recipe for having brilliant ideas.

What if there was a way to come up with brilliant ideas on demand? Here are 5 habits you can cultivate that should help you generate more brilliant ideas than you know what to do with. While these habits don't instantly yield brilliant ideas like an “idea slot machine”, they are like cultivating fertile soil in which your brilliant ideas can take root and grow.  If you are simply reading this post, please note that you'll have to listen to the podcast to get the full explanation.

  1. Get plenty of sleep.
  2. Drink 64 ounces of water everyday.
  3. Exercise 30 minutes every day.
  4. Read a lot.
  5. Write a lot.

Listener Questions

  1. Richard Bell has a word of thanks.
  2. John Klein wants help promoting a seminar.
  3. Robert asks about having one site versus many sites.




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Ray Edwards is a world-renowned copywriter and communications strategist, writing for some of the most powerful voices in leadership and business including New York Times bestselling authors Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen (Chicken Soup for the Soul) and Tony Robbins. Ray is a sought-after speaker and author, hosts a popular weekly podcast, and blogs at RayEdwards.com.