Tyler Patterson

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Make Innovation Systematic and Never Again Ask 'Why Didn't We Think of That?'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For decades, our country has been driven by innovation – the introduction of new solutions into the market that fundamentally change the way we experience something and solve a problem at the same time. Think of Uber solving a …

Innovation

Data Driven: What Amazon's Jeff Bezos Taught Me About Running a Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My experience with Jeff Bezos changed me forever.<p>In 2003, Amazon hired me directly out of Stanford. I initially turned down six separate offers until management coaxed me into running the company's Customer Behavior Research group focused …

Jeff Bezos

Want to Double Profits? Send a Survey

Surveys engage people. But did you know they can actually influence customer loyalty and profits?<p>Research from the Harvard Business Review shows that …

The Hard Truth About How Much Your Invention is Really Worth

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every inventor seems to think their invention is worth a million dollars, but I haven’t seen anyone pay that much for one yet. In fact, I often have to tell aspiring entrepreneurs that their inventions have zero value, at least not until …

Inventions

Just Keeping Track of Key Measures Can Double Your Profits

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A study by Aberdeen Group found that companies using operational dashboards realized two times higher year-over-year net income growth and three times higher year-over-year sales growth than those who didn’t.<p>This magic “operational …

Employment