You donat have to be a mechanical genius to be an inventor. Anyone can inventaa parent wrestling with a baby sling . . . a coach frustrated with slick-soled running shoes . . . an office worker determined to keep the computer cords untangled. Inventing is simply finding clever solutions to everyday challenges. Author and inventor Patricia Nolan-Brown has turned common annoyances into ingenious and money-making products. She shares the tricks of her trade in Idea to Invention, a practical guide that helps ordinary people look at their world with the eyes of an inventor. Readers will learn six simple steps to inventionaand discover: ac How they rate on six crucial personality traits ac Creativity habits that spark invention ac The power of tape-and-paper prototypes to refine their vision ac How to navigate the ins and outs of licensing and patenting their product ac The pros and cons of finding a licensed manufacturer vs. running a home-based assembly line ac How to promote their inventionafrom perfecting the pitch and finding store buyers to trade-show shortcuts and strategies for creating buzz online ac Product enhancements that add years to shelf life From initial concept to thriving business, this handy guide simplifies the invention process and gives creative thinkers the competitive edge they need to achieve success.Readers will learn six simple steps to inventionaand discover: ac How they rate on six crucial personality traits ac Creativity habits that spark invention ac The power of tape-and-paper prototypes to refine their vision ac How to ...
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|Publisher||:||AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn - 2014-01-09|