Category: General Business Tips

Bringing Your Invention to Market

Along with the previous post on Don Debelak’s book  “Bring Your Product to Market”, I thought I would follow up with more information on bringing inventions to market. First though, selling a handmade product and working through bringing an invention…

Opportunities for Inventors

If you are an inventor, there are many opportunities in the market for your inventions.  But where do you start? I am not an inventor, but I have a couple business friends who are experts in the field.  Don Debelak…

Striving for Perfection

Striving for Perfection has it place, but it can also be an excuse to keep you from taking that step outside your comfort zone. When launching your product line to retailers, some areas are critical and need to be perfected…

What is Failure …. Really?

Read a very inspiration article written by Alyson Stanfield at the Art Biz Blog about failure.  Alyson definition of failure: “I believe the only failure is not trying your best.” How many of us can say we always do our…

7 Characteristics of Success

Success is measured by different variables and as business people, success can mean making a living doing what you love.  As you know, most people with a job in ‘Corporate America’ don’t often have the luxury of doing what they…

Collection Tips

With the increase use of credit/debit cards for payment on orders, collections is the not the issue it was five to ten years ago.  But there are still times when I find I need to use good collection procedures. Interestingly,…