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Here’s How You Know You’ve Made It…

The mastermind inventor behind Unnecessary Inventions, Matty Benedetto, shows off his new design studio in Burlington, VT. This is his third studio and it's absolutely massive at 6,000 sq ft! Check out all the machines... SLA resin 3D printers (sterolithography), FDM…

The “As Seen On TV” Selling Formula

Although this is a hokey video, it demonstrates a time-tested formula for selling most inventions. Problem. Reveal. Solution. Benefit. As Seen On TV has sold millions of products. Watch and learn...

Brilliant Inventor Maurice Kanbar’s Story

Long before there was “Shark Tank,” there was inventor Maurice Kanbar (1929–2022). San Francisco resident Kanbar’s inventions include a broad range of items: the D-Fuzz-It sweater comb, customizable sticky notes called Zip Notes, SKYY Vodka, the first multiplex movie theater…

The Inventor of Nearly Iconic 800 Toys!

EDDY’S WORLD is an engaging portrait of a 101 year-old toy inventor. Best known for the iconic Yakity Yak Teeth, Eddy Goldfarb is the inventor of nearly 800 toys including Stompers, Vac-U-Form, Kerplunk and the Bubble Gun. Full film information…

The Invention That Made $10 Million in Royalties

Stephen interviews Brian Walker, a uniquely talented and wildly creative inventor from Bend, Oregon whose remarkable toy invention 'The Light Chaser' generated $10 million in royalties. It took him three hours and cost $0. It's been out for 18 years…

Interview with Guy Raz on Jimmy Fallon

NPR radio host Guy Raz chats about his hit podcast How I Built This and gives Jimmy some feedback on some of his entrepreneurial ideas.

How to Get the Highest Possible Royalty Rate

How to get the highest possible royalty rate. I have coached over 100+ people through Invention licensing deal negotiation. I have boiled down the best actions and questions you can take to get a higher royalty rate...and to even find…

The Top 10 Books for Inventors

Innovation is the driving force behind progress, and inventors play a pivotal role in shaping the future. Whether you're a seasoned inventor or just starting to explore your creative potential, there's a wealth of knowledge waiting for you in the…

Start With The Why

Simon Sinek presents a simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers -- and as a counterpoint Tivo, which…

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