How many times should we “try”?
The word “Try” is a presupposition of failure.
Presupposition is a thing tacitly assumed beforehand at the beginning of a line of argument or course of action.
Therefore the subconscious mind assumes failure before you’ve even started.
When I learned this, I became aware of how many times I used this word on a day to day basis.
I also noticed how frequent others around me would use it too.
If I ever go to say “try” i will re phrase my sentence and supplement the word for others that are more positive and up lifting.
Instead of “I’ll try” I would re phrase that to “I will”.
Instead of “I’m trying” I would re phrase that to “I’m doing”.
Becoming aware of the language we use and re phrasing it, we are able to re frame our entire situation into a much more positive actionable circumstance.
When we understand the power of the sub conscious mind, we begin to realize that we can become the masters of it.
Above is an info graph provided by Anna Vital from Funders and Founders which poses the questions:
“How many times should we try?”
The answer to that question is always going to be “UNTIL”
1. Steven Spielberg was rejected 3 times by the University Of Southern California after which he dropped out and became a director.
2. Tim Ferris’s book The Four Hour Work Week was rejected 25 times by publishers.
3. 162 times the author of this infograph searched for data.
4. 3oo times the founder of Pandora approached investors before he got funding.
5. 400 times Richard Branson launched companies before he founded Virgin Galactic.
6. KFC founder Colonel Sanders was turned down 1009 times when selling his chicken recipe.
7. Sylvester Stallone was rejected 1500 times when selling his script and himself for “Rocky”.
8. James Dyson produced 5126 prototypes of his vacuum cleaner before succeeding.
9. Thomas Edison found 10,000 ways not to create a light bulb before he succeeded.
Would YOU be prepared to do whatever it takes for as many times as it takes UNTIL?
Your “should” needs to become your “MUST”.
This section of the movie Rocky Balboa, captures exactly what it takes to achieve success….