Category: entrepreneur

Please, take this idea: Traffic Jam and the Push-up Jar

They say you should never shop for groceries when you’re hungry. I think the same warning should apply when writing the “Please, Take this Idea” series. Today I have two food-inspired “appetizers” that I’m combining into one idea feast the same way I used to do at Applebee’s with buffalo wings and mozzarella cheese sticks. The first idea is... Read more »

Please, take this idea: Barber-Q

Some of my fondest memories are covered in BBQ sauce. Every Christmas growing up, we would hop in a car and make the long drive from Michigan to Kansas City. We’d walk through the door at Mombo and Poppo’s house, greet all of our aunts, uncles, cousins, then about five minutes later say, “Alright, so... Read more »

Please, take this idea: Toothpaste for breakfast

“There’s an app for that.” These five little words completely changed the world of inventing things. Prior to the iPhone, inventions were a physical object, some sort of contraption that would change your every day life. After the iPhone, it seemed like every new invention was delivered in app form. As inventions became smaller, going from... Read more »

Please, take this idea: The Supreme Court of Social Media

Facebook was a messy place to be during the 2016 Presidential Election. Almost every day I would see a post that started with, “I don’t normally talk about politics on here, but…” I’d read that first sentence and think, “Oh boy. Let the fireworks begin.” Within five minutes, there would be someone with the polar opposite... Read more »

Please, take this idea: Undercover Covers

I don’t think the Kindle has done as well as Amazon would have hoped. Now, to be fair, I base this claim off of no research whatsoever and no knowledge of the year-to-year Kindle sales. My claim doesn’t even qualify as an “educated guess,” it falls several levels below in the “guy with an opinion”... Read more »