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.
Chain stores favor big-brand products over new no-name inventions. Here are some things to keep in mind when pitching to Walmart or Home Depot.
Picking up new skills is an essential part of being a successful entrepreneur. A coach can help -- but you have to put in the work.
A successful entrepreneur reflects on how naivety kept him going forward although things were really rough.
How do you balance the comfort and safety of a paycheck with the dream of building something all your own.
I received great advice from my patent attorney after freaking out about one of my big ideas.
What sets apart products that succeed from those that don't? Creating cool products that people will want is not enough, not by a long shot.
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.