An article published today on CNN.com asks if the ‘golden
age for inventors’ is at hand? While no
one can predict the future, especially in this economy, several industry
experts believe good news is on the way for many inventors. If you are interested in launching your
invention in what some promise will be a “golden age,” here are a few tips from
experts about being a successful inventor:
Take action. One
of the most important steps is simply to act, says Todd Greene, inventor of the
HeadBlade. "I know some people who
are perfectionists. They never get their company off of the ground because
they're not happy with what they have and they're afraid to go to the next
Don’t try to do
everything alone, accept your limitations.
"You have to be able to say, 'What are the skills that I lack
and what's the experience I don't have, and how can I find somebody that can
complement those skills?'" says Andrea Belz, a management consultant who
specializes in technology commercialization for companies.
Know how to market your ideas or get the attention of a larger company. "Just because your product is amazing and life-changing doesn't mean that people are going to hear it," invention expert Alan Tratner says. "The hard part isn't coming up with an idea. The hard part is taking it to the market."
To see the full article from CNN visit https://www.cnn.com/2010/LIVING/01/12/invent/index.html