Worry About People Listening To You, Not About Them Stealing Your Ideas Ross | December 7th, 2010

If you have a great idea for a new business, should you freely share that idea with others? What if they steal your idea?

Many entrepreneurs and small business owners obsess about keeping ideas confidential.

The vast majority of entrepreneurs and small business owners should be far more concerned about people listening to their ideas, than about people stealing their ideas.

But that doesn’t mean you should be reckless with your ideas. Here are five simple things you can do to protect your ideas (3 minute video):

Do you have other suggestions about ways to protect ideas? Do you agree that entrepreneurs shouldn’t worry about sharing their ideas with others?

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