This week's Jump Start Your Brain Slides include:
Future Mining: From high end cooking magazines to blogs the food industry is trending towards clean & simple :: What does this mean for your product or industry?
Patent Mining: Innovation Engineering Labs - has a proprietary database of Flea Market Patents (about 250,000 a year) These are patents that at the time of posting it appears that the owner has not paid maintenance fees on. It is often possible to buy them from the owner at a good price. There is a 6 month grace period to reinstate the patent.
Unrelated Mining: Whitewater Processing Co. had an issue with employees not showing up to work :: Through a unique to them solution they are solving their issue how might their new employment options inspire you?