The Best Books For Inventors & Entrepreneurs
As an inventor, be it seasoned or just getting started, staying informed and gaining new knowledge is one of the keys to success.
Below is a list of books, written mostly by entrepreneurs or inventors themselves, that will inspire you and help you ameliorate your skills and appetite to produce new inventions.
Being or becoming an inventor is solely based on coming up with a great idea, getting a patent, prototyping, licensing and getting to market.
However, there is also a business aspect to being an inventor.
You must understand valuation, ethics, and uncountable driving forces in the market that can impact the overall success of an invention.
You must master negotiation.
You have to become an amazing salesperson.
You have to be willing and able to outwork competitors, to go above and beyond for every dollar.
You must understand and master when to say “no”, “yes”, or “I don’t know."
You have to blend assertiveness with passive behaviors and be able to use each on the fly, without thinking.
In short, inventors need to become intuitive business strategists.
The list of books below are a great start for inventors to pick up the skills they need to master the art of seeing financial upside from your inventions (we all want to make cash from our inventions, right?).
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