Steps to new product success
1. Envision /Imagine –> Story
2. Story + Skills –> Prototype
3. Prototype + Manufacturing –> Product
4. Product + Marketing –> Success
All the steps are required to bring value-able things to life. One can specialize on few of those steps. However that would mean dependence on others for completion. There is not much value unless the process is taken to its conclusion.
Every preceding step need to have x10 volume.
There is no value in generating lots of ideas, unless they are implemented, either by self or by others.
Beyond this process, there are Critic and User roles that one can take.