Know the Value of Persistence

Stubborn persistence may be the critical factor that separates you from the competition. Scientist Thomas Edison, inventor of the lightbulb, phonograph, and 1,091 other revolutionary technologies, persisted through many failures because he knew how to “stick to it.”

Sticking to it is the genius! Any other bright-minded fellow can accomplish just as much [as I did] if he will stick like hell and remember nothing that’s any good works by itself. You got to make the damn thing work. I’ll never give up, for I may have a streak of luck before I die. – Thomas Edison, inventor

Excerpt from book, Success edited by J. Pincott