Product Development – Essential for Success

It is often said that new inventions fail 95% of the time. I believe that new inventions fail 100% of the time! Notice I put “inventions” in italics for a reason. Inventions fail 100% of the time because an invention is nothing more than a blueprint: Idea + drawings + prototypes + filed patent =… Continue reading Product Development – Essential for Success

How to Succeed in the New Invention Landscape

I have written a variety of posts regarding changes in the corporate landscape and the impact upon average worker’s wages including: Adjust Your Sails Changing Landscape of Career Success Whereas technology has disrupted the corporate landscape to the detriment of many middle class workers, quite the opposite is true for the new invention landscape where technology is your… Continue reading How to Succeed in the New Invention Landscape

Tips for Licensing Your Product Successfully

This blog is the follow on to the previous blog: The World’s Best Job – Yours for the Taking? The world’s best job is having a successful licensing agreement with a manufacturer for your product. In licensing your product, you give a manufacturer wide latitude in manufacturing, packaging, distributing and selling your product in exchange… Continue reading Tips for Licensing Your Product Successfully

The World’s Best Job – Yours for the Taking?

The World’s Best Job: Can receive a 6-figure income Job can last 10 years or more If the company makes more money, so do you No specific experience required No boss or supervisor looking over your shoulder Work from home or ski slopes and still get paid Contracted, no layoffs Who wants to apply? The most… Continue reading The World’s Best Job – Yours for the Taking?

Inventor Success: the Right Path for Your Product

There are many keys to success for an inventor, but one that is often overlooked and rarely discussed in public forums is selecting the right path for your product. The unique characteristics of your new product that make it non-obvious to your USPTO examiner may likewise make its best path to the marketplace non-obvious as well.… Continue reading Inventor Success: the Right Path for Your Product

The American Dream: Adjust Your Sails Part II

When you can’t change the direction of the wind – adjust your sails. – H. Jackson Brown Jr. In the prior part I American Dream post, I described 6 technology advancements which will transform and revolutionize our world and every day life as we know it today. The trouble is, most middle class workers are… Continue reading The American Dream: Adjust Your Sails Part II

The American Dream: Adjust Your Sails

When you can’t change the direction of the wind – adjust your sails. – H. Jackson Brown Jr. All over the media we read, hear and see reports of the imminent death of the American Dream as aptly heralded in the below link: Death of the American Dream Call me a contrarian or perhaps Pollyanna,… Continue reading The American Dream: Adjust Your Sails