November 09, 2008
I was most fortunate to work as an executive in the cosmetic and perfume industry in the 1970's and 1980's, the “Golden Years" for creativity in that wonderful business. That was the era before .
November 06, 2008
We take the simplest devices for granted in our modern technologically advanced world. We turn a tap and water is delivered, hot, temperate and cold. We hit a wall switch and darkness is overcome by ..
October 09, 2008
Any reflective student of history is often amazed at the products and processes invented and discovered in the ancient world that we take for granted today. Paint, gunpowder, weaponry, cement, the ..
September 22, 2008
It can be declared without any hint of hesitation that mobile phone is the most happening gadget of this era. Gone are the days when mobile phones were just phones that are mobile. Today, it is a ..
August 10, 2008
As a young, struggling college student in the 1960's I became entranced with the life, philosophy and writings of the great American thinker Eric Hoffer. Hoffer's life story was almost mystical, his ..
July 28, 2008
One of the great entertainment values available to almost anyone with a cable television service is the History Channel. The volume and quality of wonderfully instructive and entertaining programming .
July 21, 2008
You have an idea. A good idea. No, a great idea! You may not have all the pieces in place but the concept is a good one, it's been scrutinized, tested, analyzed, reverse-engineered and vetted. So now .
July 09, 2008
Ideas generally will come when you least expect them, trying to force them will do no good, however, you can fill your mind with different environments to help generate ideas later on. Go to places ..
July 04, 2008
Digital products have their place in certain niche markets, I do some of that kind of business myself. But the world economy runs on real, physical products and that is where the big money is made. ..
May 26, 2008
To be the leader in your field you have to think more creatively than others. You have to use your creative imagination to think of original new ideas. What is creative imagination? Creative ..
May 01, 2008
Before you start your day, invent it! Program your mind for success before your feet hit the ground. Ask yourself what it is that you would like to accomplish this day. Who do you want to meet? What ..
April 06, 2008
Creating your own product is probably one of the best ways you can start a home business. I was reading a blog earlier that made a really good point about creating your own product. You make 100% ..
January 31, 2008
Having worked in furniture for many years I am always fascinated by the accomplishments of those who create innovation in new furniture products. The category that has most fascinated me over the ..
July 30, 2007
Recently I was reading a list of inventors of important inventions that affect our lives every day. I glanced down the list quickly looking for the inventor I knew most about because he once lived in .
April 23, 2007
There are many things I never thought I’d see in my lifetimes, here’s a list of my top five. 1). Self-Cleaning Windows Glass that uses a combination of sunlight and rainwater to clean ..
February 27, 2007
Recently I visited a new car dealership, something millions of people in the United States do every month. Several weeks later I visited the Florida State Department of Motor Vehicles for a bit of ..
January 22, 2007
Albert Einstein’s famous “Theory of Relativity” (e = mc2) is as familiar to many millions of people as a popular modern commercial limerick for a soft drink or a jingle for a candy ..
January 09, 2007
There was an article in the New York Times this week about an executive from a Silicon Valley venture capital firm who staged a contest called “Pitch Tim Draper on Your Billion Dollar ..