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.
It's easier than ever before to get your ideas licensed by bigger companies.
Becoming an entrepreneur means accepting that you might fail. At some point, you've got to shut off your brain, and make a move.
It doesn't matter what kind of person you're trying to get to work with you. If you conduct yourself in the right way, people will want to invest their time, energy and money into helping you.
Going into your business for yourself is stressful not just for you, but to the person closest to you. Here are four tips to make it work.
Experts want to help, but they'll be much more willing to offer you a hand if you follow these tips.
Open innovation is flourishing because creative people want to work for themselves. It's as simple as that.
It's amazing that people seem to spend more time reading reviews of a restaurant they're considering going to for lunch than looking into the companies and people they're considering working with.
You must fine-tune your ability to acutely break down a problem and come up with an efficient solution.
Starting and building your own business is not easy. Nothing worth the effort ever is.
The head of a company that hooks up inventors with the popular shopping channel dishes on how inventors can show off their products to millions.
Finding common ground is an emotionally fraught process. But you have to keep the relationship positive. These are the people you're going to be working with if the contract ends up being signed.
Starting a Business
Here are seven suggestions to get the valuable insight you need to make your business idea a likelier success.
An entrepreneur tried to bring his product to market numerous times, and finally had the breakthrough he needed.
There's one thing you can do that will rally your customers, colleagues and even competitors.
Sure, plenty of things can go wrong, but just as many things can and will go right.