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Football season officially kicks off tomorrow, with the Carolina Panthers facing the Denver Broncos in Colorado. But even if your interest in football is limited to the snack table at your friend’s Super Bowl party at the end of …
It took 1,000 tries for Thomas Edison to hit on the perfect prototype for the light bulb. When asked by a reporter how he felt about failing 1,000 times, he said, "I didn't fail a 1,000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1,000 steps."
The lesson? Without perseverance and hard work, even geniuses will get stuck at the 1,000-steps stage and miss the success that awaits them on the other side.