Invent, Innovate, and Prosper: A Step-By-Step Guide to Successful Inventing
Michael G Colburn, author
Michael’s success was not an accident. With every invention, he followed a clear process for finding an idea, researching, testing, and bringing it to market. Along the way, Michael studied history’s great creators and realized their processes were not very different from his. Artists, writers, inventors, entrepreneurs—they all follow a similar method for bringing ideas to life. We just so rarely get to see it. Invent, Innovate, and Prosper is a practical handbook for inventing based on Michael’s decades of work as a successful inventor. He shares his step-by-step system for launching profitable inventions, along with the surprising real-life lessons that helped him thrive. You’ll learn how to: •\tAdopt a detective’s mindset to find invention ideas in everyday life •\tResearch your idea’s viability and troubleshoot glitches •\tDesign, engineer, and build prototypes with minimal financial investment •\tPrepare and test your products for the market •\tNavigate logistics like funding, patents, contracts, and distribution Michael also profiles some of the world’s most prolific inventors, from Alexander Graham Bell to Lori Greiner, and offers legal templates to get you started. Whether you’re already a maker or are just starting to brainstorm new products, you’ll discover how to turn the kernel of an idea into a lucrative invention.