Idea to Invention
What You Need to Know to Cash In on Your Inspiration
Author: Patricia Nolan-Brown
Pub Date: January 2014
Print Edition: $17.95
Print ISBN: 9780814432938
Page Count: 272
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814432952
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Advance Praise for Idea to Invention
"As enchanting as it is informative, Patricia's book will help you master the invention process and achieve success in a timely and cost-efficient way." -- Guy Kawasaki, former Chief Evangelist of Apple; and author of The Art of the Start
"Patricia Nolan-Brown has nailed it! For anyone new to the world of inventing and launching new products, this is the perfect guidebook--with specific how-to advice and what pitfalls to avoid. In addition, it is impressively up to date on how to use social media. This is the book I will recommend to all the callers who have an invention idea but don't know what to do next." -- Robert Hausslein, President of the Inventors Association of New England
"Idea to Invention shows you through examples that everyone can be an inventor by finding solutions to common problems that people experience daily. If you want to turn your passion into a business and find meaning in your life, this is the book for you." -- Dan Schawbel, New York Times bestselling author of Promote Yourself and Me 2.0
You don't have to be brilliant, or rich, or have some mysterious success gene encoded in your DNA. All it takes is a clever idea for solving an everyday problem, and a solid plan for turning your solution into a lucrative product. Get it right, and the rewarding inventor's life you've dreamed of is yours.
Idea to Invention walks you through every exhilarating step, from germinating great concepts to building a profitable business. Written by a self-proclaimed "ordinary person" who turned a novel idea into a bestselling baby product, the book blends hard-won entrepreneurial advice with tips for igniting your creativity and motivation.
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