NLP Singapore – 7 Things You Would Never Know How You Can Create Success from Failures!

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in Inspirational Stories, Self Improvement | 0 comments

Hi Friends,

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. – Thomas Edison

Often, we feel lost and end up with the mentality to give up as it is the easiest way to exit from our anxiety.


I passed my driving test after the 4th attempt. In between, many thoughts were running through my mind; I’m exhausted, I’m not focus, I’m careless, I’m nervous but one particular thought that never ever came across to my mind is to give up.


My determination and perseverance pull me through to the final test whereby I passed with 18 points and now I can put a tick in my resolutions list and continue to achieve the impossible. If I can do it, so can you.


7 steps to success based on Thomas Edison’s way of thinking:


1. ” I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
He accepts failure. He finds its positive side and realizes that it is something as normal as success. And thus we need to learn how to fail before we learn how to succeed.

2. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

Giving up is what stopped many people from becoming more, from achieving greatness and changing the world. Giving up is the state in which our mind shows the white flag, in which it’s easier for us not to move on, not to try one more time and to just listen to the naysayers. But we can all overcome that point. We can keep believing because everything around us is an example of what happens if someone keeps pushing and believing. The answer is to just try one more time. Do it without thinking too much, without analyzing the situation, without listening to the others and without fearing the chance of failing again.

3. “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”
Remember that no matter what you have achieved so far, no matter how experienced or educated you are and no matter where you come from and where you’re going, you can get what you want by working hard. Hard work combined with concentration and focus will always have results. So perspire and success will come.

4. “There’s a way to do it better – find it.”
As human being we can change our body and mind however we want. It’s not easy – it never is, but once we’ve done it right, nothing will be able to stand in our way.
Whatever we do, there is always the chance of doing it better. We are born to thrive, improve and evolve and that is why we have to try again and again if we really want something.

5.” When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes.”
You need to know whether your idea is worth it or not. And if it is – never give up on it until you succeed. Create it in your mind first, reach success there before you actually do it. And then, after making efforts, after dedicating time and energy, you will start seeing results. You will see your idea in reality and the moment you see someone using what you’ve invented and how it helps people live better – you will know that all the beads of sweat were worth it.

6. “We don’t know a millionth of one percent about anything.”
Realize and accept how much you don’t know and how more you have to learn. Every time you try you can fail because of the lack of knowledge how to do it right. But that can be changed. You can learn new things every day and do your best to become professional in your field. Then you will know exactly what to do and how to do it and this time failure won’t be an option.

7. “It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work.”
Focus! Only a concentrated man can work adequately. Only a concentrated mind can think of a thousand ways to do one thing and each one of them can be brilliant.
You may be able to work for days without resting but you are wasting your time if you don’t stay focused. And sometimes only 60 minutes of concentration a day can bring the best results.

Have these statements in mind next time you try to do something. Remember that failure is a state of mind, just like success, and that makes it something that is in our control. Without failure, we can’t succeed. They are connected in a way we can understand only if we accept the first in order to reach the second one.

So here is a summary of the important lessons Thomas Edison wants every generation to learn:
• Accept failure;
• Never give up;
• Work hard;
• Find a better way to do it;
• Try until you succeed;
• Learn and improve so that you don’t fail next time;
• Stay focused.

The fruits of his labor were 1093 patents, including the bulb, the photograph, the motion picture camera, the printing telegraph apparatus, typewriting machines, telephones and many other things we can’t live without today.

Have you done your to-do list to stay focused?

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Mind Kinesis Management International & Mind Kinesis Investments Pte Ltd

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NLP – Why You Should NEVER Give Up!

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 in Inspirational Stories | 0 comments

Hi Friends,

A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life. ~ Isadora James.


For the past 24 years, my sister and I have gone through ups and down together. As an elder sister, I would always stand up for her in school when there is an injustice that needs to be addressed. As for her, she would place me first before thinking for herself which makes me cry at times. Elena Delle Doone and Elizabeth’s inspiration story inspire me not to give up when times are rough because I know there is someone backing me up, my sister, my family.


1)       Scholarship  to University of Connecticut, ACA, Hoops Heaven

Before Elena Delle Doone became a Sport celebrity, she made a bold decision by giving up a scholarship to women’s basketball heaven, the University of Connecticut, AKA, Hoops Heaven, a dream that every female basketball players wish to enroll in as it deem to be a perfect fit of star player and powerhouse team.



2)       Connection with her sister

After 2 days in Connecticut, she deeply missed her sister who has diagnosed with cerebral palsy and is blind and deaf since young. Social/communication platform become meaningless for her. Throughout the years, their unique way of communicating is using physical contact. “She knows me by my smell and my feel, so, physically; physical contact is the only thing she knows.”

To keep Lizzie in her mind and close to her heart at all times, Elena even got an angel wings with Lizzie name on it. It is a constant reminder to Elena of what all her efforts are for.

“I have a tattoo right on my rib and it says ‘Lizzie’ and is inside angel wings,” she said. “And during the games, I even tap my side right before the game or when the game gets tough just to know Lizzie is out here with me to keep fighting.” – Elena Delle Doone


3)       Family comes first

After much consideration, she decided to move back to Delaware, her hometown and enrolled in Delaware University. Many were stumped by her decision (a rising star) to give up playing in the top team but deep down in her heart, she knows where she belongs.Families are the ones that keep her going. Each day she sees how Lizze struggles and her fighting spirits against diseases which helps her to put her life in perspectives and  lift up her fighting spirit in the game. “Only one thing would lead me back to the court and help me become one of the best players in the country: FAMILY”. – Elena Delle Doone


1)       Achievements

Today, she is a star player as well as an inspiring Sport Celebrity that represent Special Olympic as a Global ambassador teaches unfortunate kids like Lizzie. Even though she didn’t end up where she thought she’d be. She says it was worth sacrificing a place on a top team for her family.“They’re definitely my rocks and when I went away from my rocks, I realized that it wasn’t the right thing,” she said. “I wasn’t going to be happy if I was separated from my family.”She has her sister to thank. In court, when things aren’t going her way, she will think of her sister perseverance. “She teaches me that you just fight no matter what and on the court when things aren’t going our way, give up is something I’ll never do and you’ll never see me put my head down and give up.”

This is the story of Elena Delle Donne


I have found my inspirations, have you found someone that can truly inspire you? Have a good weekend ahead.


Do you want to know more about how NLP can transform your life and others around you? CLICK on this link – Free NLP Workshop.


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Mind Kinesis Management International & Mind Kinesis Investments Pte Ltd

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