Inventors – Why Your Friends are Your Worst Enemies

I have written a few posts about resources, many of which are free, readily available to assist inventors in developing their businesses. Below is the most recent post: Resources Galore for Inventors – July 2016 The July post described resources that were specific to invention – people and companies that could help you move forward with your […]

Inventor’s Story: from the Pits to a Peak

I have written a few posts about resources, many of which are free, readily available to assist inventors in developing their businesses. Below is the most recent post: Resources Galore for Inventors – July 2016 The July post described resources that were specific to invention – people and companies that could help you move forward with your […]

Inventors: How to Turn Setbacks into Success

I have written a few posts about resources, many of which are free, readily available to assist inventors in developing their businesses. Below is the most recent post: Resources Galore for Inventors – July 2016 The July post described resources that were specific to invention – people and companies that could help you move forward with your […]

You Want to be an Inventor? Why?

I spend a good deal of time reading, researching, and pondering the topic of why people do what they do. More specifically, what motivations, decisions, and fears drive them to choose one career path over another? There are hundreds of books written on this topic. Because I am a ‘successful’ inventor (meaning I make a living… Continue reading You Want to be an Inventor? Why?

Turning No’s Into Inventing Success, Part II

This post is a follow up to Turning No’s Into Inventing Success from last week. In that post, I described the most painful no I ever received – from a large wallet manufacturer who had initially been keenly interested in licensing my product. The second defining no was when in December 2010, QVC elected not to continue with… Continue reading Turning No’s Into Inventing Success, Part II

Turning No’s into Inventing Success

I hesitated to write this particular blog post. I knew lots of readers would roll their eyes and say to themselves, “oh boy, another tawdry tale about failing in the process of success.” I know. But, honestly, I had to write this post. Why? Three reasons: Every inventor who persists will get ‘mass quantities’ of no’s… Continue reading Turning No’s into Inventing Success