The Light Bulb Filament

NLP MetaphorsThomas Alva Edison, the great inventor and scientist is said to have tried thousands of materials to make the filament of the light bulb. And each time the filament did not work with the stability, he simply made his notes, and started the experiment with the new materials.

His assistant, one day, felt a little frustrated over this, and remarked, “We have learned nothing. All these experiments have gone waste. “

Edison, calmly replied, “Oh, we have come a long way. We actually have learned that these thousands of materials cannot be used for making a stable filament. Now we can try other material”

There is no failure, only feedback.


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