Monthly Archives: September 2015

Technology: the Career Blender

Technology continues to evolve at an exponential, ever increasing rate. For many of us, technology┬áis a good thing that has brought great gadgets into our everyday life: the Internet, MP3 players, eBook readers, tablets, and the ubiquitous smart phones. Things … Continue reading

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Persistence Pays

It has been said so many times that it has become a cliche, but here it is again: if you want to succeed you must be persistent, very persistent. Persistence is a key element of all business success, but persistence … Continue reading

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Inventors: Become Curious Observers

I have observed that engineers, accountants, architects and other professionals who put many long, hard hours not only into their profession, but into continuing educations to maintain their skills in the marketplace. Makes perfect sense: to succeed and advance in … Continue reading

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Assessing Your Million Dollar Idea

IYou’ve just come up with a brainstorm, a million dollar idea! Why hasn’t anyone thought of it before? It is so simple, but everyone will want to buy it! All you have to do is just get it out there … Continue reading

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How Not to Kill Your Licensing Deal

You presented your innovative new product to a manufacturer and great news, they are proposing a licensing deal to you! Congratulations! Inventors often spend years attempting to license their product unsuccessfully. Now don’t kill the deal before it is done! … Continue reading

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