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WARRIOR of Experience


Have you ever had a great idea, the next big invention, that you wished you followed through on? Today we’re speaking with an accomplished inventor about idea generation and finding a lane in life that’s perfect for you despite your personal challenges. Embracing your challenges and leveraging the gifts that come from them will move your life forward.

Stephen Key is an award-winning inventor, an intellectual property strategist, and a successful entrepreneur. The more than 20 products he has licensed over the past 35 years have sold in Walmart, 7-Eleven, and Disney stores and theme parks worldwide, and have been endorsed by Michael Jordan, Alex Trebek, andAlex Trebek, and Taylor Swift.

In 2001, Key cofounded inventRight, a one-on-one coaching program that helps people license their ideas. His bestselling book One Simple Idea: Turn Your Dreams Into a Licensing Goldmine has been translated into five other languages. He writes about entrepreneurship and licensing online regularly for Inc., Entrepreneur, and the website Core77.

WARRIOR of Experience

“If you’re the last guy standing you win!”
-Stephen Key

Highlights –

  • 3 keys to evaluating a good idea
  • Turning adversity into your strength
  • Finding a lane, that fascinates you
  • Embracing the tools you have
  • Bringing joy to others

Resources –

  • Zoho Inventory
    Running your business and processing orders, following up on the delivery status and keeping track of your inventory on a daily basis is challenging.  Zoho Inventory helps you tackle this problem, is easy to set up and simple to use. It automates the entire order management process so you can just focus on growing your business. You can even manage everything from one place. It’s straightforward and hassle-free! Go to Zoho Inventory and get free access to explore all the features of our professional edition of Zoho Inventory for the next three months!
  • Acuity Scheduler Client scheduling a crazy hot mess? Don’t hate. Integrate! Acuity automates your appointments, cancellations, reminders & even payments with one (non-frustrating) click. No more back and fourth, missed meetings, no shows or multiple calendars to manage! Get your special 45-days free trial (typically 14 days) here.
  • Grammarly
    Getting your point across in business can be tricky. Grammarly uses a browser extension to check your text for spelling and grammatical errors anytime you write something online to help you avoid mistakes in comments, tweets, and status updates. Get access to your own private editor 24/7!
  • Free Webinar
    I’ll be sharing how to leverage your creative side and use it as an advantage in business. Join me for my free webinar, How To Succeed In Business Marketing Yourself and Your Talent. Register here or text warrior to number 33444 to register and unleash your creative thinking to propel your business forward.

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Stephen is offering us the first 2 chapters of his latest book Sell Your Ideas With or Without a Patent and learn how to turn an idea into passive income. Check out Creative Warriors Gifts Page where you can grab Stephen’s offer as well as check out the free gifts from previous guests.

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