• Abandon Ship?! »

    I requested that Cathy VerSchneider, the source person for Inventors News, the newsletter of the Inventors Society of South Florida and their website, contribute an article for posting here at The Working Inventor Read More

  • Who Needs Another Dopey Kitchen Gadget? »

    So, I’m a big fan of, in fact, I love Barbecuing. We have two BBQ stations – one on the deck behind the house and one (smaller and portable) unit Read More

  • Distribution is Everything »

    This post is an excerpt from Part Two of my book ‘Invent That Now!’ – It addresses an essential topic relating to developing and ultimately pitching your product.   A Read More

  • Inventing 101 »

    What do all activities, regardless of industry or category have in common? Simple, there are systems and processes to get from starting to stopping, finishing or completion. Inventing is much Read More

  • Innovate! »

    As I mentioned in an earlier post I’m enrolled in, and enjoying, an online course – https://www.coursera.org/ - from University of Maryland, by Dr. James V. Green - “Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The Read More

  • Creativity, Innovation and The Inventor »

    I’m enrolled in, and enjoying, an online course – https://www.coursera.org/ - from University of Maryland, by Dr. James V. Green - “Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The First Step in Entrepreneurship.” Read More

  • Opportunity Cost »

    As an inventor, I also consider myself an entrepreneur. If you accept the following definition of ‘entrepreneurship’ I think, as an inventor, you may find you fall into this category Read More

  • Expectations and the Inventor »

    As an inventor, one is in business – the business of inventing. And in business we should keep in mind that the Buyer’s expectations are always higher than the Seller’s Read More

  • Now available — my new book, “Invent That Now!” »

      Hot off the press — my new book, Invent That Now!, is now available at Amazon.com in your choice of Kindle or trade paperback.   What’s it about?   Read More

  • Life Span of Your Product, Part One »

    What do box office movies and inventions/products have in common?   They both have a “life span.”   Some movies play *f-o-r-e-v-e-r*  in the movie theaters (like Dark Knight, Titanic, Read More

Living the Inventor Life

Who Needs Another Dopey Kitchen Gadget?

Who Needs Another Dopey Kitchen Gadget?

14 March, 2014

So, I’m a big fan of, in fact, I love Barbecuing. We have two BBQ stations – one on the deck behind the house and one (smaller and portable) unit ... Read More

When I'm not Inventing

Guardian Angel School Visit

Guardian Angel School Visit

08 June, 2013

Recently, I went to Pacoima, California, a very small area north of Los Angeles, nestled in the northeast corner of the San Fernando Valley.   I lived in Pacoima when ... Read More

Beer

El Segundo Brewery

El Segundo Brewery

As I was scrolling through my Facebook news feeds, my attention was drawn to a post by ‘Bar Level II’ – the beer and wine bar at the Pasadena Whole ... Read More

Music

Looking Glass

Looking Glass

A number of years ago, I wrote a screenplay and decided to write a few songs to go along with the movie (that has yet to be produced). This is ... Read More

Videos

I’m Right Here

I’m Right Here

While on a drive back From Ogden, Utah after a business meeting, I found myself stopping by Provo, Utah and dropping into the studio to visit Nathan Osmond. This time ... Read More

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  • Abandon Ship?!
  • Who Needs Another Dopey Kitchen Gadget?
  • Distribution is Everything
  • Inventing 101
  • Innovate!
  • Creativity, Innovation and The Inventor
  • Opportunity Cost
  • Expectations and the Inventor
  • Now available — my new book, “Invent That Now!”
  • Life Span of Your Product, Part One
  • Pick up lines for inventors (what to say to get in the door)
  • Guardian Angel School Visit