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5 Ways to Validate a Business Idea, Right Now

Don't let your day job or lack of capital stop you from finding and testing a business idea. Here's how.
Last year, I embarked upon a personal challenge to validate a business idea in 30 days. To make it even more difficult, it was a random idea chosen by my readers. They asked me to do it without using my existing website, traffic and business connections and without spending more than 20 hours per week on the project. On top of that, I limited myself to spending no more than $500 validating this idea. The experiment was a success.In just two weeks, I built an email list of 565 subscribers without having an actual website. Then, I reached out to a handful of those subscribers and pre-sold 12 copies of a book that didn't even exist yet, all in less than 30 days. I wrote about the experiment in real-time with in-depth weekly updates, successes, failures and lessons learned along the way, right here in my validation challenge. Today, I want to share with you the five most effect…

The marvelous evolution of Man

The story of our early human ancestors is a tangled mess full of unanswered questions. Homo Sapiens evolved about 200-150,000 years ago in Africa. As humans evolved, they became the dominant species, conquering nearly every other on the planet. We invented fire, shaped countries and continents, travelled to the Moon and Mars. We erected monuments and skyscrapers, survived two world wars, the Plague and many epidemics.

This video captures the wondrous evolution of ape to Man that occurred over millions of years.