Grit for Inventors

Inventors always are searching for new product ideas; and always seek the elusive secret to inventing success. Spoiler alert: there is not a secret to inventing success. Success comes from practicing a combination of many behaviors consistently over time. I separate inventors into two key groups: Inventors who have no chance to succeed Inventors who have the… Continue reading Grit for Inventors

The American Dream: Myth and Reality, Part II

In the prior post, The American Dream: Myth and Reality, I discussed two premises regarding the American dream: Premise 1: It should be Easy to Earn a Lucrative Living Premise 2: Those willing to Take Risk and Work very Hard May Achieve Success It turns out that Premise 1 is a myth and Premise 2 is now… Continue reading The American Dream: Myth and Reality, Part II

The American Dream: Myth and Reality

There is much talk and a plurality of articles playing the dirge of death: the American Dream is dead. This recent article from Atlantic magazine is a typical example. If the American Dream is equated to an easy way to make a lucrative living, then I agree, that American Dream is certainly dead if  indeed… Continue reading The American Dream: Myth and Reality