Are you willing to make mistakes? Or does fear hold you back from trying something new. Did you know that Thomas Edison had over 10,000 attempts before he was successful in inventing the light bulb? I was amazed when my life coach and mentor, Great Grandmaster Tae Yun Kim shared this fact.
When Thomas Edison was interviewed by a young reporter who boldly asked Mr. Edison if he felt like a failure and if he thought he should just give up by now. Perplexed, Edison replied, “Young man, why would I feel like a failure? And why would I ever give up? I now know definitively over 9,000 ways that an electric light bulb will not work. Success is almost in my grasp.” And shortly after that, and over 10,000 attempts, Edison invented the light bulb.
If Thomas Edison had given up, how much longer would it have been before…
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