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As the CEO and Founder of LifeWave, I get a lot of attention for the way my roots as an inventor have helped me create my business. For decades, I worked in the fields of business and product development. Along the way, my experiences helped me innovate in a number of areas including a bladeless turbine generator and a design for a unique combustion rocket engine. As a result, I’ve learned a lot about the kinds of mistakes inventors can make that often knock them off track.

Listen to criticism

I know as an inventor it can be hard to listen to critical voices. We want to create something that no one has seen before. It can be easy to dismiss criticism as just a thought from someone who doesn’t understand what you’re trying to accomplish. This, however, can be an unproductive mindset. …


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With the ongoing success of LifeWave, built on the strength of our phototherapy patches, for which I hold a number of patents, people often ask me how they can achieve success themselves as inventors. …


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More than 15 years into our existence, LifeWave has grown into a worldwide leader in the health and wellness field. …


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As Founder and CEO of LifeWave, I’m often asked questions about how the company is run, usually by those seeking to reach our level of success. While I won’t pretend to be some kind of guru, I do feel that the lessons we’ve learned on our way to becoming a leader in the health and wellness field can be instructive. This is especially true when it comes to the choices we’ve made offering our products through a direct sales model. In the interest of shining a light on that process, I’ve broken down that decision and its ramifications below.

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A common question I’m asked is, “What’s the best way to build a career as an inventor?” …


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The power of an individual inventor and the positive effect such a person can have for large portions of the world has been an integral part of scientific progress for centuries. …


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David Schmidt is the inventor of LifeWave technology and founder and CEO of LifeWave. His experience in business and product development spans over 30 years and includes a formal education in Management Information Systems and Biology at Pace University in Pleasantville, NY. …

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