Category Archives: Struggling inventor

The Entrepreneurial Rollercoaster

Everyone enjoys entrepreneurial success stories, especially the ones with the aura of “overnight success.” There is almost a formulaic plot line to many of the stories: Paul has a steady job, makes a six-figure income,in a stressful job He resigns from his job to pursue … 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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The Lonely Inventor: They’ll Never Understand

As I mentioned in a previous post, inventing is chaotic and confusing compared to other careers. Inventing is a lonely endeavor and one your friends and colleagues will never understand no matter how you try to explain it. Lonely Days and … 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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