Stephen, your book provided a great blueprint. If you have a cool idea related to your job, sorry - it's most likely not attractive enough to be licensed - the ones that really worked well for him were things that got to the shelves at Walmart or Toys-r-Us - you get the idea - time to market - kids! I quickly shifted gears from working full time to being sedentary in and out of hospitals for many months of treatments. Along the way, they have enabled him to design the Licensing Lifestyle of his dreams, which includes living in Lake Tahoe and traveling around the world for months at a time with his family, all while managing his business affairs merely with an iPhone. In 2011, he shared the secrets to his success in the bestselling book One Simple Idea. I was even more impressed by your humility, and openness to help others succeed - the world needs more people like you. Here is a picture taken just this morning, on vacation. I can now speak their language and they pick up the phone when I call.
He does waffle on a little bit and at times it feels like the book could be shorter and he is just trying to fill up the book. If it's not, I'll update here as well. It covers everything from finding idea, testing viability of idea, prototyping, approaching licensee for your idea, protecting your idea and so on. I found the various product licensing topics presented by Stephen and Andrew to be invaluable for further understanding. Here is an amazing new product which is being offered exclusively by The Home Depot! Thank you, for your help.
Make a single sale, and then sit back and watch the money roll in. We do not store files, because it is prohibited. Turn your great idea into millions—without lifting a finger! The book shows how building long-term partnerships with your manufacturers and vendors can help your business run smoothly, and how catering to your customers' needs and desires helps you sell your product on the market. I purchased the book years ago and just browsed through it at the time. You have shared business strategies and detailed instructions that not only guide individuals through the process, but also empower them to move forward with their ideas. Even when I am on vacation, I travel with my copy of One Simple Idea-I have read the book cover to cover several times and every time find something new I can use.
Read the book on paper - it is quite a powerful experience. It was an interesting read, harmless at least or reasonably inspirational at best. Comment Permalink This book is definitely making it into my library. And you retire early—or move on to your next idea. We regularly check this is a fully automatic process the availability of servers, the links to which we offer you.
I have already gone thru one patent with no success. Stephen Key did a beautiful job of making a seemingly boring topic, licensing, interesting and uncomplicated. He doesn't use jargon and uses very simple examples to provide the reader with a thorough understanding of the point he is making. The smart way to safeguard your idea ; Control every step of the process -- Prepare to pitch your idea. May need free signup required to download or reading online book. The very best people to pitch your idea to are product managers in the marketing department.
Stephen is very real and cares about people being successful! This week I licensed my first idea. You can do it, too. I have dozens of ideas and never knew where and even how to begin. Your publications have really helped my family and I!! I thought filing for a patent was the only option I had for protecting my ideas. It's what countless go-getters have been doing since the first edition of this book hit the entrepreneurial world like a tidal wave—and if you follow the steps laid out, you can experience the same.
Why work for the big companies when you can have them work for you? All you need is One Simple Idea. Now instead of living in fear that my ideas will be stolen, I shop them around in confidence to all. The book also features real-life success stories from people who have used the author's strategies. Normally, books that make grandiose promises e. You've longed to see your product idea come to fruition so you never have to work for anyone else again. The book title is very honest.
Although the author makes it sound simple, the whole process of taking an idea and preparing it for a licensing deal is not something I want to do so it was also good to hear that there are people out there that play this middleman role. How long will the file be downloaded? Businesses need freelancers like Key and you to provide creative, marketable ideas for new offerings. It was during this pause that I rediscovered the book. A couple of years ago, I was working on an idea for a new product. It teaches you some inexpensive ways to protect your product when sharing your idea to potential investors or distributors. He doesn't use jargon and uses very simple examples to provide the reader with a thorough understanding of the point he is making.