World is a mine of ideas. You just look around you and you will find myriad ideas that you can shape into a concept to do business. Gold is extracted from underground. When you dig deep, you do not find gold bars crafted to ready use. You need to take the ore that hardly looks like what you imagine to be gold. The ore is found mixed up with soil and stones. You need to let the mineral undergo a series of processes to get refined into the gold that you can call so.
Similarly, you need to process every business idea to perfection before you can make it workable to do business. While your insight and creative energy can help shape ideas, you can also immensely benefit from what others can input to the shaping process. In this connection, you need not run hunting for business giants to help you. Your own family and friends can play a vital role in shaping your small business ideas.
No idea is small or big. In the beginning, ideas might look small. Eventually they might grow into incredible concepts to do a great business. What are huge multinational enterprises today have stemmed from small business ideas. In the process of their growth, they would have received several instances of trimming, crafting, forging, polishing and shaping. Ultimately, they have developed to their present state contributing to highly enviable businesses.
Never under estimate an input that you might be able to make use of to shape your business idea. Sometimes, what you deem useless and meaningless could open up new possibilities or improve some odd elements connected to your business. Accept all inputs that come in your way and apply your discretion to make use of them the right way. This is the way you can let your business ideas to work.