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Idea to Invention by Patricia Nolan-Brown

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Got Tenacity? Hang In and Hang On!

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

—THOMAS A. EDISON

All the imagination and skill in the world won't get us where we need to go if we're quitters. Just as you can't sit down at a piano the first time and play like a pro, it's unusual (to say the least) for success to fall into our laps immediately. In order to make our dreams come true, we need staying power. We need to learn how to pace ourselves. We need to take pleasure in the process rather than focusing solely on outcomes. And we need to practice radical self-belief so that when the ...

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