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.

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5 Steps to Writing a Best-Selling Book
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5 Steps to Writing a Best-Selling Book

Author of book on inventing shares his secrets that landed his book near the top of an Amazon chart.
Be Calm, Flexible and Speak Up in a Negotiation, and Everyone Can Win
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Be Calm, Flexible and Speak Up in a Negotiation, and Everyone Can Win

Follow these nine steps to get a fair deal that both parties are comfortable with.
9 Steps to Building and Coaching a Killer Team
Leadership

9 Steps to Building and Coaching a Killer Team

Building a great pool of talent is crucial to your success as an entrepreneur. Here’s how to do it.
Sure, Work Hard, But Also Create Your Own Luck
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Sure, Work Hard, But Also Create Your Own Luck

Some things are just beyond our control, but there are things we can do every day to tip the odds in our favor.
You Can Do Anything With the Right Attitude
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You Can Do Anything With the Right Attitude

Inventor and company founder discusses how landing his first job led him to his path to entrepreneurship.
Small Talk Could Have Big Benefits for Your Career
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Small Talk Could Have Big Benefits for Your Career

The simple act of conversation could lead to opportunity and deeper relationships.
Improve Your Sales Game With These 3 Easy Tips
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Improve Your Sales Game With These 3 Easy Tips

Being a proficient salesman is crucial to being a successful entrepreneur.
Save Big on Trade Shows, Then Work Your Magic
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Save Big on Trade Shows, Then Work Your Magic

These events present big opportunities to make connections and develop new partnerships.
The 4 Factors to Making the Best Decisions for You
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The 4 Factors to Making the Best Decisions for You

Eventually, you'll have to learn to trust your gut and live with the consequences. Here's how to get started with that mentality.
These 4 Feelings Could Hold You Back From Greatness
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These 4 Feelings Could Hold You Back From Greatness

It's time to let it go and become a better version of yourself that thrives in your personal and professional lives.
Embrace Change: The 4 Skills Needed to Reinvent Yourself
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Embrace Change: The 4 Skills Needed to Reinvent Yourself

These days, we're more likely to receive our incomes in different ways during our careers. Prepare yourself for opportunity with these tips.
5 Life Lessons That Will Help You Make Fewer Mistakes
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5 Life Lessons That Will Help You Make Fewer Mistakes

Screw ups can be learning experiences, but it's probably best not to make them in the first place.
6 Practices to Boost Your Chances of Success in Life and Business
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6 Practices to Boost Your Chances of Success in Life and Business

Everyone has their own definition of success, but doing these things may make you appreciate things more and be happy.
Remember, Persistence Pays Off. Stay Motivated With These 5 Tips.
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Remember, Persistence Pays Off. Stay Motivated With These 5 Tips.

You may feel like quitting, but focusing on the big picture will help you avoid giving up.
A Simple Tool That Could Sell Your Idea for You
Marketing

A Simple Tool That Could Sell Your Idea for You

There's no need to meet people in person for the hard sell. Let this tool do the work for you.
5 Excuses That Shouldn't Stop You From Bringing Your Ideas to Life
Starting a Business

5 Excuses That Shouldn't Stop You From Bringing Your Ideas to Life

Taking that crucial first step can be a challenge if you doubt yourself.
Don't Have Great Ideas? Work With Someone Who Does.
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Don't Have Great Ideas? Work With Someone Who Does.

Creative people oftentimes aren't great at selling their ideas. That's where you come in.
Have an Idea for the Cokes or Apples of the World? 6 Ways to Get Their Attention.
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Have an Idea for the Cokes or Apples of the World? 6 Ways to Get Their Attention.

Pitching a product at one of these mega companies isn't as daunting as you may think.
Inventing Can Be Fun, and Profitable. Here's How to Get Started.
Starting a Business

Inventing Can Be Fun, and Profitable. Here's How to Get Started.

Take your idea from a thought to product in five steps.
How 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Helped Me Increase My Sales by 50 Percent
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How 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Helped Me Increase My Sales by 50 Percent

The movie seems like an odd place for business inspiration, but there's one important takeaway in it.
To Get the Most Out of LinkedIn Groups, Follow These Guidelines
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To Get the Most Out of LinkedIn Groups, Follow These Guidelines

If utilized correctly, LinkedIn Groups can be an amazing resource for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Otherwise, they can just be a waste not.
Want to Make More Money? Understand the Multiplying Effect.
Lifestyle

Want to Make More Money? Understand the Multiplying Effect.

How much do you want to earn over your lifetime? Do the math and see if you're happy with the result.
Reinvent a Product, Not the Wheel
Business Ideas

Reinvent a Product, Not the Wheel

Often entrepreneurs think they need to completely disrupt an industry to land success. This couldn't be further from the truth.
Use Crowdfunding to Gauge Interest for Your Idea
Evaluating Your Idea

Use Crowdfunding to Gauge Interest for Your Idea

If people are willing to open their wallets, that's invaluable information for investors.
It Turns Out, Fear is Your Best Friend
Starting a Business

It Turns Out, Fear is Your Best Friend

When you've got skin in the game, you're more motivated to succeed.
The Positive Power of Saying 'No'
Business Management

The Positive Power of Saying 'No'

It can be tough to decline opportunities, but in many cases it can lead to good results.
Make 2014 the Year You Reach for Your Goals
Lifestyle

Make 2014 the Year You Reach for Your Goals

Taking the time to think about what is holding us back from our dreams has enormous benefits.
How to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking
Business Management

How to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

Five tips to find your voice, tell your story and engage an audience.
5 Tips to Never Miss a Deadline
Productivity

5 Tips to Never Miss a Deadline

Become the dependable, respectable professional who is admired for always being on time.
How to Get Influencers to Help You
Networking

How to Get Influencers to Help You

Three tips to reach out to successful people and ask for their recommendations.

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