Monthly Archives: February 2015

Want to be an Inventor? Why?

As an inventor and consultant, I feel part of my mission is to help aspiring inventors; in some cases by discouraging them from being inventors. Why? The odds of success for a new aspiring inventor are less than 5%, perhaps … Continue reading

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Inventing Basics: Why Your Invention Won’t Work!

 I have mentioned in past posts that less than 5% of all patent holders ever make a cent from their products. Some of the reasons are that inventors don’t realize how difficult it is to market a product successfully, how … Continue reading

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Inventing Basics: the 3 R’s of Inventing

Successful inventors live by the 3 R’s of inventing (be) Resourceful (be) Resilient  (be willing to) Reconsider Inventors are creative problem solvers. Successful inventors, however, are resourceful in every aspect of their businesses, whereas unsuccessful inventors, all to often look … Continue reading

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2015 – The Coming US Innovation Economic Boom

Ever since the so-called Great Recession of 2007 – and the subsequent tepid economic recovery that followed – the media is replete with gloom and doom forecasts for a dismal future in the US. Do a Google search on is … Continue reading

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Inventing Basics: 3 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started – Part 2

I am doing a follow up to my last post, 3 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started, because I felt I had a bit more to say about each that could be of benefit to readers. So, below are … Continue reading

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