Tech-Friendly Clothing Inventor Offers Advice in POCKET MAN
SUN VALLEY, Idaho, Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ "You're so full of crap," says Mark Cuban to the equally brash Scott Jordan, CEO ofSCOTTeVEST, on ABC-TV'sShark Tank. What Scott Jordan is really full of is passion, energy, ideas and pockets... all of which are topics in his new book,Pocket Man: The Unauthorized Autobiography of a Passionate, Personal Promoter Who Created A $50 Million Pocket Empire, just released onAmazon.com in a paperback and Kindle edition.
Pocket Mantakes us through not only what really happened onShark Tank(he turned down a million-dollar offer for a portion of his company) but in real life. It tells us how he jumps from an uninspiring job as a lawyer to being a passionate entrepreneur, and shows us what happens when one follows his passion all the way to the bank while inventing a cool, practical product that serves the needs of our technology-engaged society.
He made the leap to entrepreneur by following through on an idea that was ripe for its time in the year 2000 developing clothing so people can wear or carry their electronic devices. Wearable tech.Simple yet significant, his inventive product has yielded $50 million in revenue.INCmagazine recognized his cutting-edge company to be one of the fastest-growing companies in America.
A self-professed gadget guy, his light-bulb moment came out of frustration (carrying so many devices while commuting from Princeton to Chicago) and desperation (tired of unfulfilling jobs). He applied passion to innovation and though he was not a clothing designer he found a way to launch his idea.
FromUSA Today to Today Show, SCOTTeVEST has been featured across hundreds of media outlets. Pocket Manexplores how Scott brought these opportunities to fruition.Always innovating, SCOTTeVEST not only serves the needs of travelers, gamers, special ops and undercover law enforcement, it just launched a specially designed doctor's lab coat for the 21 stcentury doctor who relies on technological gadgets to be handy while treating patients.
With humor, candor, and vision, the eccentric inventor's and entrepreneur's book,Pocket Man, reveals the following:
- Why one needs to be a shameless, personal, and passionate promoter in order to be successful.
- The challenges and rewards of launching a business without outside funding.
- What is next for wearable tech and outfitting clothes for next-generation devices.
- Why he issued a $1000 guarantee that his products are pickpocket-proof.
- How his story epitomizes the true American Dream starting a company based on an idea and a whim, with no retail experience or fashion talent, self-funded, and built from the ground up.
- Advice on how one can develop intellectual property and launch a small business successfully.
"This book, filled with deep-pocketed ideas, is a call to all would-be entrepreneurs, current business owners, people who are stuck in their 9-to-5 jobs and anyone who feels like they're not getting everything out of life that they could," says Jordan, revered as a pioneer servicing the digital community.
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