Thomas Edison. Leonardo Da Vinci. Benjamin Franklin. Alexander Graham Bell. You.
All of these people mentioned above have one thing in common: they invent. They come up with new ideas not for any other reason than they have to. Now, the more important question is what sets the great inventors apart from the pack?
We're glad you asked. From our decade-plus of working with inventors of every type, here's what we've discovered to be the kind of person that is labeled as a successful inventor.