Thomas Edison: Develop the Ability to Focus

Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward! – Thomas Edison

Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. – Thomas Edison

What was his unique style or personality that set him apart from everyone else?

* Inventor * Curious *  Industrious *

The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand – without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it. – Thomas Edison

Unfortunately, there seems to be  far more opportunity out there than ability…. We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation. – Thomas Edison


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