How Constructive Failure Lead You To Success.

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Side view of a stressed young man at office desk

The greatest inventors, explorers, head of state, industrialists, innovators, economists, media professionals, musicians and athletes.

They all failed miserably before they succeeded, all understood the true meaning of failure and embraced it, but made every brick failure to build their success. They all applied the concept of (constructive failure).

He suffered from hearing problems at an early age. His teachers describe him as a “buster” and a “very stupid” who did not make any attempt to teach. Left the school three months after his entrance and his mother taught him at home.

He read all his books, encyclopedias, newspapers and magazines. Then, opened his hands to test what he wanted.He prepared a chemistry lab in his home at the age of 10. He worked in the market as a vegetable seller.

A salesman for sweets and newspapers on trains until he was fired from his job after his chemical laboratory was torched in a transport vehicle at the train station and dumped on the street, making him devote himself to research and experiments.

He said, “My mother made me.” Her respect for me and her trust in me made me feel that I was the most important person in existence.

I promised myself not to lose her, nor did she ever let me down. He registered a total of 122 inventions for the twenty-third year of age.

One of the greatest inventors and the most productive in history. He owns 1093 patents and more than 1,300 devices and scientific instruments that have had a clear impact on modern life.

The doctors decided to have immediate surgery, but the night prevented the lack of light enough to conduct the process, they had to wait until the sunrise, he decided to invent an electric lamp brightly practical long-term business.

A thousand failed to even succeed, and every failed experiment was called a step towards success. He says: I did not fail, but found a thousand ways that the lamp can not work, and I would not succeed in my tests if I did not realize the needs of people, I saw the needs of people and then start the invention.

He was tested in a major fire in 1914 at the age of 67. The next morning he said: “There is great benefit to what happened yesterday, I burned all my mistakes, thank my Lord because I can start again.” Only three weeks later he invented the first phonograph. Invented a film machine, developed the printer, telephone, and speaker. He made the television industry possible, and many more.

He said: “Everyone is thinking about changing the world, but few are thinking about changing themselves,” he says. “The fall of man is not a failure, but the failure is to stay where it has fallen. Those who failed in life are people who have not learned how close they were to success when they succumbed to failure. “It is Thomas Edison.

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“You’re the only person who can really name what you’re doing wrong,” says author John Maxwell in Failing Forward. “Every genius could have been a failure.”


In a well-known study in 1998, Carol Dweik and Claudia Mueller studied 128 children at 10 years of age.

They were divided into two groups and gave a simple math test in which everyone succeeded. The first group was praised for the students’ intelligence and the reason for their success.

The second group praised on the effort of the students and that the reason for their success.  Then the students was given a test very difficult and was told all they failed to test.

Then, in the third stage I give everyone a test is very easy again to study the effect of failure in the two groups either will achieve better results. It is my understanding that the reason for his success is his intelligence or from my understanding that the reason for n Oasis is an effort that his?

The surprise was that the first group that understood that their intelligence was behind their success had less result than the second group. I understood that the effort was the reason for the success of 25%. The first group was found to be intelligent or difficult to test instead of exerting effort.

The only human-controlled and is the first major success factor. But, we found that they are less enjoyable, faster testing and desperate surrender and less willing to do other tests.

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Many other studies have confirmed these results. As Edison confirms when he said: Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% work we find and dilige.  Based on studies by psychologist Carol Dweik, success and failure depend on the way you think.

There are two types of brain, the so-called flexible brain that is capable of growing, Capable of growing. The sophisticated brain accepts the challenge and takes advantage of it as an opportunity, while the fixed brain avoids it.

The flexible brain persists and persists at obstacles, obstacles and stumbling blocks, but the hard mind surrenders and gives up. The flexible brain sees effort as a way of winning. The hard brain sees it as useless. The flexible brain sees criticism as a way of learning. The fixed brain ignores and rejects it. The flexible brain sees the success of others as lessons and inspiration, while the fixed brain sees it as a threat.

 In Adapt, author Tim Harford answers the question: Why does success always fail? “The problem is as complex and ambiguous as the trial. Error method is more effective in finding a solution,” he says.

This requires a flexible temperament and courageous heart that is not afraid of attempt, error or failure. But, recognizes that failure is the only way to succeed.

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