Stephen Key

Stephen Key

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

About Stephen Key

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.

More From Stephen Key

Social Media

The 7 Deadly LinkedIn Sins

Avoid making these mistakes and you're much more likely to get a response.
Social Media

3 Easy Steps for Sparking Engagement On LinkedIn

Insights from a seasoned expert on how to make the career-networking site work for you.
Starting a Business

Before You Start a Business, Make Sure You Have a Safety Net. Here are 13.

When you start a business, you need to be prepared for every eventuality.
Starting a Business

Before You Launch Your Business, Make Sure You Have a Safety Net. Here are 13.

Don't let not having the right safety net keep you from pursuing your entrepreneurial ambitions.
dyslexia

I Have Dyslexia. And I Became a Successful Entrepreneur. How You Can, Too.

Being unable to distinguish among the different sounds of letters of the alphabet can be scary. But support and an iPhone make a big difference.
Inventors

Become an Inventor, Just Not a 'High-Maintenance' One

Companies want to work only with inventors who are professional and fair -- people who don't waste their time.
Inventions

11 Ways to Stop Companies From Ripping Off Your Invention

Have a good idea? Don't give anyone a reason to work around you.
Licensing

Are You an Artist (or Artistically Inclined)? License Your Work: You'll Make Money.

And you don't need an agent or a booth at a trade show.
Licensing

The Definitive Guide to Licensing: When You Get a Great Idea, What Do You Do Next?

An entrepreneur who sees somebody's good idea get licensed once a week tells you exactly how to pursue your own good idea.
Licensing

How to License Your Hit Idea to a Market Leader

How a California inventor got fed up with available gift-wrapping options and created something better, getting into big-box stores in just two years.
Connecting with Customers

How to Stand Out From the Crowd and Cultivate Passionate Fans

Treat your customers like friends: Give them something for free. With that mindset, you'll shine.
Tim Ferriss

The Magical Power Tim Ferriss Taught Me Over Cocktails

Is it possible that the author of the mega-seller "4-Hour Workweek" had questions to ask me? Yes. That's part of his formula for success.
Entrepreneur Mindset

Design the Life of Your Dreams Using These Simple Tips

An Entrepreneur contributor outlines how to design your life the way an artist would.
Social Media

Jimmy Kimmel Struck Back at a Detractor on Social Media -- Should You?

Just because entrepreneurs have social media at their disposal doesn't always mean they should use it.
Product Development

From Bartender to Inventor: How to Turn Your Day Job Into Passive Income

Ever question why bartenders pour beer into pitchers at an angle when they don't have to? Inventor David Fedewa made money off that one.