Journal Gazette:

We all know that “necessity is the mother of invention.”

Many entrepreneurs and small businesses start with an invention or idea. Protecting that invention or idea with a patent can be important, but it doesn’t guarantee success.

So what is the mother of success? Failure.

The difference between a great idea that succeeds and a great idea that fails is the tenacity of the person behind it. Why? Because, at first, the only one who sees the “greatness” in an idea is the one who created it.

No matter what, persuading someone to part with his money in exchange for that idea is going to be a tough sell. So when most people try to sell their invention and are rejected, they give up.

Continue Reading: “Give Great Idea Time To Catch On”

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Originally posted by Rich Whittle on September 17, 2009 in Ideas.

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