You have to see this stuff. It is so cool. It is a biodegradable plastic (like nylon) that has a low glass transition temperature meaning that it get soft and pliable like putty at around 180 deg F. It stiffens at room temperature and it’s colorable. I hear it’s paintable but I need to do some […]
StartupNation is presenting a webinar on May 27, 2010 1:00 PM Eastern If you missed it, here is the replay; https://admin.na4.acrobat.com/_a838353607/p27393260/?launcher=false&fcsContent=true&pbMode=normal Small Business, Big Wins: Innovative Tools to Drive Your Business Forward This webinar features smart strategies for small businesses and entrepreneurs from some of the industry’s leading experts. Join us for a roundtable style session […]
Don Brown has a great collection of videos. Check out his site Invent Yourself Rich. Prototypes are very important for the following reasons: Tells you if the idea will work Adds credibility when you present the idea to a licensee It helps you learn where you product is deficient and can even spur you on […]
Persistence is important. “Try, try, again” is etched in my mind from my early childhood. What is more important than just trying is to take a step back and see what is not working. “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein I was having limited success with […]
I really like this video. First off because I’m a huge fan of the original Willie Wonka film, secondly I think Gene Wilder is brilliant, and lastly the message of the commercial: “Happy Fifth Birthday”. When you are a kid anything is possible; there are no limits other than that of you own imagination. You […]
The Invention Addict 12 Step Program to Invent—Going from Inspiration to Innovation. This is a series of posts on the 12 steps how to invent a product. A DIY class for Inventors. The tenth step is CELEBRATION–You made it … congratulations! Here is what I want you to do after you do your happy dance. […]
People seem to be fairly polarized about Apple. Either way, you can’t argue with success. Gary Hamel, who writes in the Wall Street Journal on management, wrote an interesting article on the ideals that have made Apple the company that they are today. This was his list: Be passionate. “I think, for a company to […]
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