The $5 2-Hour Challenge: Widen Your Framework and Upend Assumptions

If you had $5 and two hours, what would you do to make as much money as possible?

In this 6-minute clip Tina Seelig, who runs Stanford’s Technology Venture Program, shares how some of her students widened the challenge’s parameters, offered niche services, iterated on the spot and took advantage of the time they were given…

How did the winning team completely challenge all the assumptions of the challenge? It started with the realization that $5 was a superficial limitation.

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  1. Steve Morin June 9, 2010 at 9:44 pm #

    Love this post it’s great, helps one open up their minds.

  2. admin June 9, 2010 at 10:03 pm #

    Thanks Steve. Isn’t it great! I find it really inspiring.

  3. Bob Branson June 14, 2010 at 9:25 pm #

    Thank you Olivia. Someone sent this to me. I absolutely loved it!

  4. admin June 15, 2010 at 12:14 am #

    Bob, this is the most undeserving ‘thank you,’ but I appreciate it nonetheless. Isn’t it great? Thank you for taking the time to comment.