Category Archives: Annoying problems

‘Olympian’ Inventor: Go for the Gold

The eyes of millions are riveted on their TV sets as the world’s top-echelon athletes compete in the summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro . All the athletes are “going for the gold,” but very few will win gold, silver, or bronze … Continue reading

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The Good Life – Successful Inventors

Everyone wants the good life, for themselves and their families. The frequently overlooked question is: what really comprises the good life? Is it about earning a high income or having wealth and a secure retirement? Is devoting time to family, friends, … Continue reading

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3 Keys to Inventing Success

Imagine a travel company that advertises a two-day scenic 500 mile train ride through the Great Smokey Mountains for $300. When you ask for schedules, towns connected, details of the train, you receive the following answers: We don’t actually have … Continue reading

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The Road Less Traveled for Inventors

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—  I took the one less traveled by,  And that has made all the difference. Robert Frost Patent, Prototypes, and Packaging Much of inventing and the creative process is intangible: will consumers really understand … Continue reading

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Secret to Inventing Success: Annoying Problems

Would you like to invent a hugely successful product? Imagine saying goodbye to your 9 to 5 and hello to “living the life.” Sounds great, doesn’t it? But most new innovative products fail. Is there a secret to finding that next … Continue reading

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