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Inside the mind of a crazy (rich) entrepreneur

Scott Jones thinks up more ideas in a month than most folks do in a lifetime. Find out how he makes them pay. Photographs by Chris Mueller/Redux.

Jones, with his Victrola, plays ideas over and over until he finds a unique product
Jones's life is choreographed to squeeze every possible cerebral moment from the day. He sleeps six hours and 45 minutes a night and not a minute more. (After studying his sleep patterns, he determined that to be the magic number for maximum productivity.) His day is scheduled to the minute by his chief of staff, Maggie Kauer, 56. "Precision" and "procedure" are two words she uses often.

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