How To Find Great Ideas Part 2

Interview and survey

Invention Idea Survey

Every ask yourself "what would be a good thing to invent?" One of the best ways to collect ideas for developing an innovation or invention is to take a survey. Make sure to survey a variety of people of all different ages and occupations. The more people you talk to, the more ideas you will get. The following list of questions may help you.

  1. What does not work as well as you would like it to work?
  2. What jobs would you like to see solved?
  3. What problems would you like to see solved?
  4. If you could invent something to make your life easier, what would you invent?
  5. What is the most annoying problem you find at home? at school? at work? at the airport? on the road? at the supermarket? at the bank? at the shopping center?