21 Feb '11, 1am

Great read: @coolinsights' ''Why Ideas are Overrated' - "It's better to get something REAL done"

Great read: @coolinsights' ''Why Ideas are Overrated' - "It's better to get something REAL done"

This is going to sound hypocritical for a business blogger like me, but I am going to say it anyway. It's better to get something REAL done than to spend too much time reading my blog. Or, for that matter, the hundreds of other business, PR and marketing blogs offering an endless buffet of secrets, strategies, tips, theories and models. Watching a continuous stream of inspirational TED videos without any follow-up action wouldn't help either. Neither is subscribing to a "guru" who spouts periodic tweets of wisdom (in 140 characters or less). While the age of social media has made it easier than ever to crowdsource for ideas, it has also led to a deluge of half-baked hare-brained schemes that pass themselves off for strategy. Ideas are not only cheap, they are mostly free. All you need is to have a couple of search engines at your disposal - Google being one of them of cour...

Full article: http://coolinsights.blogspot.com/2011/02/why-ideas-are-ov...

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