Stephen Key

Stephen Key

Entrepreneur Leadership Network Contributor
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, Nevada-based company that educates entrepreneurs in how to bring ideas to market.

More From Stephen Key

Entrepreneurs

Embracing Your Creativity in Uncertain Times

Every entrepreneur with a new product or service has to navigate through uncertainty. It's truer now than ever.
Mentors

9 Qualities You Need to Look for in a Business Coach

The fastest way to learn any business is to study someone who has been successful at it.
News and Trends

Why Your Patent Is Probably Worthless

Filing on inventions that aren't marketable just helps enrich the Patent and Trademark Office.
Growth Strategies

3 Ways to Make People Trust You

Your business relationships will flourish when you commit to the following guidance.
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.