Category Archives: Big success

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … 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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Why I Became an Inventor: a Story of Strife, Struggles, and Success

After writing over 100 posts, I decided to cover something new: why I chose to become an inventor and my journey from successful engineer to successful inventor. My hope is that readers might see something of themselves in my story … Continue reading

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