Not long ago, a person might have invented a better mousetrap
, advertised through print and media -'Better mousetraps for sale'-and waited for the world to beat a path to the company door.
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A better mousetrap
I have not; the hand at rhyme is what I've
You've heard the adage: "If you build a better mousetrap
, the world will beat a path to your door." Widely employed as a metaphor for invention and innovation, the mousetrap grabs hold of the truth.
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I guess the world needs another burger concept about like it needs a better mousetrap
. But the comparison only goes so far.
"It's the indies that are the ones who figure out how to build a better mousetrap
," he says.
Ralph Waldo Emerson said that if you build a better mousetrap
, the world will beat a path to your door.
Building a better mousetrap
can be a daunting task, especially since the one on the market since 1897 already has a kill rate of 80%-plus, which in itself would seem impossible to surpass.
IN TECHNOLOGY, IT'S NOT ENOUGH TO build a better mousetrap
. So what separates the dreamer from the innovator?
John Dixon, Computime managing director, said: "Royce Lingerie's success is concrete proof of the maxim that if you build a better mousetrap
the world will beat a path to your door."
I suspect it's American in origin, and it was certainly an American, Ralph Waldo Emerson, who shaped that inventor's mantra: "If you can build a better mousetrap
, the world will beat a path to your door."
Don't tell Forrest that he can't invent a better mousetrap
because he just might prove you wrong.
Part of the problem is that the development industry suffers from what I call the "better mousetrap syndrome", the belief that if you build a better mousetrap
the world will beat a path to your door.