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The Big Book Of Inspiring Stories

Lou Diamond

Published May 19th 2011
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Chapter 1:Success Stories Of Great People And Inspiring LeadersThomas Alva Edison is one of Americas most famous inventors.Edison saw huge change take place in his lifetime. He was responsiblefor making many of those changes occur. His inventionsMoreChapter 1:Success Stories Of Great People And Inspiring LeadersThomas Alva Edison is one of Americas most famous inventors.Edison saw huge change take place in his lifetime. He was responsiblefor making many of those changes occur. His inventions created andcontributed to modern night lights, movies, telephones, records andCDs. Edison was truly a genius.Edison is most famous for his development of the first electriclight bulb. When Edison was born, electricity had not been developed.By the time he died, entire cities were lit by electricity. Much of thecredit for electricity goes to Edison.Some of his inventions were improvements on other inventions,like the telephone. Some of his inventions he deliberately tried toinvent, like the light bulb and the movie projector. But someinventions he stumbled upon, like the phonograph. Of all hisinventions, Edison was most proud of the phonograph.- 5 -Edison invented and improved upon things that transformedour world. Some things he invented by himself. Some things heinvented with other people. Just about all his inventions are things westill use in some form today. Throughout his life, Edison tried toinvent things that everyone could use.Edison created the worlds first invention factory. He and hispartners invented, built and shipped the product - all in the samecomplex. This was a new way to do business. Today many businesseshave copied Edisons invention factory design.A business friend once asked Edison about the secret to his success.Edison replied, Genius is hard work, stick-to-itiveness, and commonsense. But his common sense was very uncommon. More patentswere issued to Edison than have been issued to any other singleperson in U.S. history: 1,093.Table Of ContentsForewordChapter 1:Success Stories Of Great People AndInspiring LeadersChapter 2:Overcoming AdversityChapter 3:Timeless Inspirational TalesChapter 4:Inspirational Women Stories FromAround The WorldChapter 5:Teachings And Lessons From AnimalsWrapping Up