Stephen Key

Stephen Key

Co-Founder of inventRight; Author of One Simple Idea Series

Stephen Key is an inventor, author, speaker and co-founder of InventRight, LLC., a Glenbrook, Nev.-based company that educates entrepreneurs in how to bring ideas to market.

How Eating Chocolate Chip Cookies With My Dad Taught Me to Analyze Business
Startup Basics

How Eating Chocolate Chip Cookies With My Dad Taught Me to Analyze Business

As my father and I enjoyed a snack, he provided me with a simple lesson I have never forgotten.
A Simple Solution to Taking Things Personally and Overreacting
Problem Solving

A Simple Solution to Taking Things Personally and Overreacting

When you are facing an issue, just ask yourself a simple question before taking any action.
How Looking at Obstacles as Opportunities Improved My Partnership
Partnerships

How Looking at Obstacles as Opportunities Improved My Partnership

A book has inspired me to take a different approach with my co-founder. Sometimes, the simplest things make the biggest difference.
Focus Your Creativity on These 6 Things Once You Have Your Business Idea
Creativity

Focus Your Creativity on These 6 Things Once You Have Your Business Idea

The actual inventing may be done, but you're far from finished getting your product out there.
The Fastest Way to the Top? Work at a Startup.
Working at a Startup

The Fastest Way to the Top? Work at a Startup.

You could learn a lot by working your way to the top of a well-established company, but who has time for that?
Everything I Know About Business I Learned By Selling on a Street Corner
Success Strategies

Everything I Know About Business I Learned By Selling on a Street Corner

A lifelong inventor found the secrets of success after failing to hock goods at a street fair.
The Good and the Bad of Being an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs

The Good and the Bad of Being an Entrepreneur

A man with three decades of experience running his own business shares his insights.
So You Want to Write a Business Book
Books

So You Want to Write a Business Book

If no one is going to read your book, hold off. Here are four key things to consider to determine whether the timing is right.
13 Critical Traits of Successful Inventors
Inventing

13 Critical Traits of Successful Inventors

To be successful in the business of your ideas, follow these observations from an industry veteran.
Don't Let the Fear of Your Idea Being Stolen Hold You Back
Inventing

Don't Let the Fear of Your Idea Being Stolen Hold You Back

Instead, focus your efforts on protecting yourself with these seven strategies.
7 Traits That Will Help You Overcome Adversity
Traits

7 Traits That Will Help You Overcome Adversity

Having the right attitude can help you overcome your shortcomings, or at least help you get your foot in the door.
13 Tips to Create the Perfect Partnership
Partnerships

13 Tips to Create the Perfect Partnership

Creating the perfect partnership takes understanding, significant effort and above all a sincere desire to make it work.
9 New Year's Resolutions for Every Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs

9 New Year's Resolutions for Every Entrepreneur

The date provides a good excuse to put the past year into perspective and to explicitly declare what you want for the future.
8 Gifts Entrepreneurs Should Give Themselves This Holiday Season
Holidays

8 Gifts Entrepreneurs Should Give Themselves This Holiday Season

Mind you, these aren't gifts you have to purchase -- so you have no excuses not to try to enjoy them.
Why Entrepreneurs Must Believe in Themselves
Confidence

Why Entrepreneurs Must Believe in Themselves

Reflecting back on his life, serial inventor Stephen Key recalls the importance of having confidence. Trust yourself to make good decisions, he advises. Have the courage to make changes when things don't feel right.