‘I Have Not Failed. I Have Just Found 10,000 Things That Do Not Work.’

This quote from brilliant inventor Thomas Edison reminds us that even when our efforts don’t seem to provide results, that doesn’t mean we’ve failed or should give up. Consider them part of the process of finding what does work.

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Taking a different perspective on failure can help you stay motivated and persist until you find the right solution. You can apply a trial-and-error frame of mind to pretty much any project or endeavour, from experimenting with cooking to finding your perfect job. So carry on and persist.

[via PsychologyToday]

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