Why Dumb Ideas Matter (and Can Be Amazingly Powerful)

Phil and Stephen talk about the surprising usefulness of dumb ideas.

The 10 Craziest Startup Ideas Of All Time

Blippy
LayoffSpace
Gamecrush
Audioo
Honestly.com
Agester
Chat With a Star
The Meet Pen
Cuecat
Shweeb
Withings

10 STUPID BUSINESS IDEAS THAT MADE MILLIONS

1. Pet Rock
2. Million Dollar Homepage
3. Holy Ink
4. “Positive” Attraction
5. Plastic Wishbones
6. Doggles
7. Exercise Cards
8. Working Vacations
9. Santa Mail
10. Aquariums… without the fish

Why the World Needs More Brilliant ‘Stupid’ Ideas

The Power of Starting Something Stupid

Also — “good” ideas that failed!

Webvan
Apple Newton
Google Glass

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Phil Bowermaster is a nationally recognized author and speaker. He has more than 25 years experience writing about emerging technologies and the future. As co-host of the popular Internet radio series, The World Transformed, Phil has talked with leading scientists and technologists, best-selling authors, philosophers, filmmakers, artists, entrepreneurs and others who are shaping our understanding of the amazing era of transformation in which we live. Phil helps leaders and their organizations develop strategies for managing accelerating change. He shows how imagination, optimism, empathy, and humor can make all the difference in both understanding and making the most of the powerful currents of change we face.