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Episode #7: Brain Sentry

Brain Sentry

Football is a killer game. But should it be killing our kids? One entrepreneur is trying to prevent that. Brain Sentry measures football impacts and helps manage concussions. According to a 2010 study by the American Academy of Pediatrics, 40% of all sports related concussions happen to children ages 8 to 13. That represents roughly half a million visits to the emergency room every year. And no – the numbers haven’t always been that high – they’ve doubled in the past decade. This inspired health care entrepreneur Greg Merril to develop a helmet sensor for kids’ helmets that would let parents and coaches…

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Episode #6: Apply New Technology to an Existing Product


After researching hundreds of successful entrepreneur stories, Why Didn’t I Think of That? co-founders Bob Smith and Greg Anastos realized that all the businesses they were studying were forging very similar pathways to success. So they developed a list of twelve “Axioms for Entrepreneurs.” In the latest episode of the Why Didn’t I Think of That? ® Podcast, Bob and Greg sit down with blogger Benjamin Christopher and discuss the second axiom, “Apply New Technology to an Existing Product” Related Posts:Podcast Episode #5: “Rethink Your Industry”Episode #7: Brain SentryMismatched Socks: A $5 Million IdeaThe History FactoryPursue Your Passion

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Podcast Episode #5: “Rethink Your Industry”


In the latest episode of the Why Didn’t I Think of That? Podcast, Bob Smith and Greg Anastos sit down with thinkofthat.net blogger Benjamin Christopher and discuss the first of their Axioms For Entrepreneurs, “Re-think Your Industry.”

The Why Guys explore how companies like Netflix, Apple, Xerox, and General Motors were able to look at their industries, and their companies, in a new light.

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Podcast Episode #4: “Utilikilts”


Searching for comfort from the heat, Steven Villegas altered a pair of army surplus pants into a legless skirt, optimized for the working man. He called it the “Utilikilt.” His utilitarian man-skirt quickly became a surprise hit with construction workers, bikers, and other unlikely customers. On the latest episode of The Why Didn’t I Think of That? ® Podcast, we put the spotlight on this up-and-coming entrepreneur.

The Why Guys speak with Villegas about his unique product on this week’s Why Didn’t I Think of That? Podcast.

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Podcast Episode #3: “Pandora and Social Music”


In this episode of the Why Didn’t I Think of That? Podcast, the Why Guys are joined by blogger Benjamin Christopher for a wide-ranging discussion on Pandora Radio and the current state of Social Music.

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