John Rizvi, Esq.My Confessional to InventorsWhen I was a kid growing up in Topeka, Kansas, there were farms everywhere and a rudimentary knowledge of chicken farming was widespread. I’m not in Kansas anymore, but I never really got away from my love of chickens. Not many people know this about ..Continue Reading
Have you ever tried REALLY HARD to achieve something and fallen face first in the dirt? It is tempting to downplay our effort because “trying hard” is not cool. Success is supposed to come easy for those that are “meant” to be successful, right?
When Erno Rubick first stumbled upon his idea for a three-dimensional puzzle contained in a cube in 1974, he was a lowly paid Professor of Architecture, earning less than $200 per month, with no specific desire to the change the world or attain financial riches.
As the dust settles in the third decade of the Internet era, URBO news site echoed the conclusions of my recent TEDx Talk which unequivocally states that normal, everyday Americans are changing the world with small, simple ideas at greater rates than the rocket scientists at NASA or the freakishly ..Continue Reading
Inventors know me as a champion of simple ideas. However, every now and then a flux capacitor does make an appearance out of the inventing ether…
Millenial to CEO Interviews Prof. John RizviWhen Millennial to CEO Podcast recently interviewed Prof. John Rizvi, nationally known as The Patent Professor, it emphasized two key risks that Inventors often fail to heed: Loose lips sink ships and using Google to research your idea could allow rivals to uncover related ..Continue Reading
Prof. John Rizvi, Esq., nationally known as The Patent Professor® will be delivering his inaugural address to the Inventors Society of South Florida on June 9th, 2018, focusing on how entrepreneurs should think BIG if they want to strike it rich with their ideas. For more information on this event ..Continue Reading
It has been said that spilling hot coffee on your lap wakes you up faster than drinking it. In Jay Sorensen’s case the scalding liquid that interrupted his morning ritual also delivered a lightning bolt from the skies above in the form of a novel idea that would completely revolutionize the act of drinking coffee in America: The Java Jacket.
“I’ve given up panties and wear Spanx®,” said Oprah Winfrey. Within 24 hours, over 20,000 pairs were sold, confirming Sara Blakely’s status as one the bravest and most entrepreneurially-gifted inventors of her day