Making Your Ideas Great Ones
How do you know if your idea is any good?
Generating ideas (ideation) is essential to entrepreneurship but how do you know if your idea is any good? How can you tell if your idea solves a problem people not only want solved but are willing to pay for it, invest in it, help you build it?
This course is designed to help you identify what’s groundbreaking, what’s life changing in those ideas rolling around your head that is worthy of investing time, money and energy into making them a reality. You will work through exercises and receive tools that will help you discover ways your ideas can bring transformation to the community you wish to impact.
Nicole Dickens is a seasoned Silicon Valley professional with two decades of experience, boasting over 15 years in Fortune 100 management and start-up roles. Her expertise spans strategic planning, analysis, new product launches, and program management. Nicole has honed her leadership skills in diverse environments, from managing high-functioning teams during mergers and spin-offs to implementing robust business processes and controls. Her international consulting work has significantly impacted developing nations, assisting small to midsize businesses in tackling poverty and unemployment. A passionate advocate for living authentically and making an impactful difference, Nicole has collaborated extensively to design products and services that resonate with personal belief systems. Over the past ten years, her focus has shifted to the start-up world, where she has excelled in aligning strategy with core values, crafting experiences that attract investment and customers alike. Nicole is the visionary founder and principal of Zoetica, Inc., a consultancy dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs to breathe life into innovative concepts. Her academic background includes an MBA from the Ross School at the University of Michigan and a B.S. in Commerce from the McIntire School at the University of Virginia.
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The Startable Community is all about igniting the entrepreneurial spirit by creating opportunities for those at the early stages of entrepreneurship to discover then launch their ideas into the world. It will forever be free to join. Startable is part of Zoetica, Inc. - a company dedicated to helping people start, launch and scale their ideas for greatest impact.