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.
When you invent with the market in mind, you set yourself up for success.
A simple thing I came up with while doing something I love continued to sell for a decade.
You may have just come up with a great idea, but it doesn't mean squat if you fall into this trap.
A former toy maker turned inventor shares the story of one of his first big victories in entrepreneurship.
If you want to live the life of an inventor, you had better develop yourself into an inventor.
Spending your life with someone who is as just as passionate, or more so, about their business can be a challenge.
You need to engage and inspire the people you work with to go above and beyond what is being asked of them -- because they want to.
As my father and I enjoyed a snack, he provided me with a simple lesson I have never forgotten.
When you are facing an issue, just ask yourself a simple question before taking any action.
A book has inspired me to take a different approach with my co-founder. Sometimes, the simplest things make the biggest difference.
The actual inventing may be done, but you're far from finished getting your product out there.
Working 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?
A lifelong inventor found the secrets of success after failing to hock goods at a street fair.
A man with three decades of experience running his own business shares his insights.