Now that the kids are out of school and summer vacation is here, pool days, sleepovers, baseball games and theme park trips might be on the agenda this year.
Even though school is no longer in session, in today’s blog, we’re going to provide you with some helpful lessons to keep your mind on the end goal during your inventing journey.
Much like a rollercoaster, from the minute you start your invention ride, you’ll be taken on a trip that’s filled with ups and downs, and twists and turns. So, let’s throw our hands up in the air to enjoy the ride and stay motivated! Here’s how.
Why are you doing this?
Most inventions are solutions to problems. So, before you begin, a good exercise is to find your why –your passion. What’s the driving force behind why you want this product to succeed? Why is this invention so important to you? If you can commit yourself to this frame of mind, you can keep your mind on the end goal and remain focused, no matter what happens along the way.
Have a buddy.
When you are ready to climb on board a rollercoaster, you likely will be bringing along that person who shares in your excitement or someone who is there to push you beyond your comfort zone and provides you with some solace when you’re scared. If you have a person like that in your life, ask them to be your support system throughout your inventing journey. Treat them as your confidante, a trustworthy person you can bounce ideas off of and someone that will support you on your journey.
Stay on track.
Sometimes there are rollercoasters with a track that’s so smooth you glide right along. Other times, there are more unsteady tracks that’ll still propel you forward, but you’ll feel a bump here and there. Depending on your ride, there will be a healthy mix of smoothness and bumpiness. But, at the end of the day, each track has the potential to lead to you to the ultimate goal. As is with everything in life, change is a constant and it’s how you deal with change that can either lead to a positive or negative experience. While on your inventing ride, not everything will fall into place perfectly or how you expected. Though you may imagine that you’ll be on the smooth track from start to finish, the reality of the matter is that there are tracks along the way that could throw you for a loop. Stay positive and keep an open mind throughout and enjoy your ride.
Are you ready to buckle up and start your ride? Submit your invention idea, today!
Copyright Davison, 2016