Jim Jindrick, Curator and Occaional Author

Welcome to 5Ktips.com ... Well over 5000 tips carefully selected to help innovators and entrepreneurs racing to create and market their something(s) new and better!

Some of the tips are fun and fluffy ... a few quick words of encouragement, humor, and whimsy. Others are more insightful ... slices of wisdom, informative checklists, and tidbits of knowledge.

The tips come from a wide variety of insightful sources, wise and wonderful people, and sometimes someone with a loose screw or two!

Relax! You don't have to read all these tips at once! Start and stop most anywhere. Jump around! Read a little, read a lot. This is a "come-back" book ... when you need a little chuckle, a bit of inspiration, or a short break from what you're doing, come back for more!

The book is available here: book.5Ktips.com ... FREE SAMPLE!!

Some new tips since the 5Ktips book was published ...

6064) If we're not outside our comfort zone, we won't learn anything. {Stumbling is the only way to really learn.} [Thank you, Andy Molinski] <FAQ: What are good ways to learn?>

6063) The difference between living a life of peace and productivity versus a life of stress and resentment could lie in one simple skill: Learning how to say no. [Thank you, Elizabeth Grace Saunders]

6062) How can we ask for someone to invest in our business when we haven't put anything in ourselves? [Thank you, Chris Ronzio]

6061) Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom. [Thank you, William George Jordan] <FAQ: What should we do when we make a mistake?>

6060) Cool Prius! [Thank you, Nobody]

6059) If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together. <FAQ: Is teamwork important for creating a new innovation?>

6058) A car doesn't look so good with scratches and dings, a truck doesn't look so good without 'em.

6057) The CEO's job has become harder due to “disruption”, the idea that competition is more intense. [Thank you, Economist magazine]

6056) Be cautious of prospects who want too much information. {Some prospects use proposals as a way of getting free consulting services. } [Thank you, Rhonda Abrams]

6055) If I could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint. [Thank you, Edward Hopper] <FAQ: Why is communications so important for the success of a new innovation?>