It’s About Time – for Inventors

What precious thing does everyone have that is impossible to buy or sell? Time. Yesterday, last week, last month, and last year are all lost to the annals of history. You will never get that time back. The only time you actually possess is the present moment: right...

Someone Stole My Idea! Really?…

I answer questions about invention on Quora and one of the most common questions is: “How do I keep someone from stealing my idea?” I’m amazed there is this continual perception that, just because you come up with an idea (which everyone does every...

Inventors – Build Your Network!

“I wish I had a network like yours!” Have you ever heard this from inventors seeking help? I hear it quite frequently. Here is the flaw in that thinking: a network of valuable contacts is not something you have, it is something you build – one person...

Tell me about your invention – Part 2

Last week’s blog – Tell me about your invention... – garnered more comments and feedback than any other post within the last 6 months. So, I decided to you might enjoy a sequel – a part 2 – again addressing the dichotomy between the way...