How To Be A Genius – Episode 2 – Lessons from Thomas Edison

24 Sep, 2019

How To Be A Genius – Episode 2 – Lessons from Thomas Edison

When you think of a genius, who first comes to mind? An artist? Scientist? Sports player?
Regardless of the subject area, geniuses exhibit similar traits that can all lead to finding fulfillment and becoming successful.
In a brand new special eight-part series, Pete explores the common factors linking geniuses and explains how you too can become a genius.
In Part 2, we’re talking Thomas Edison. One of the greatest inventors of his era, Edison was made famous for creating modern electric lighting. But what did he live his life by? What tips helped him to file over 1,000 patents?
Join us as we explore:
  1. The power of a compelling mission;
  2. How to power up your mission by being around likeminded individuals;
  3. Why changing your perspective can be the secret sauce for being seen as a genius.
What can you apply from this podcast to your life? Share with us your biggest takeaways in the comments below!
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About Pete Cohen:
Pete Cohen is one of the world’s leading keynote speakers. Hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world have been motivated and inspired by Pete’s presentations. He has professionally impacted on the lives of thousands of people worldwide, including business executives, professional athletes and the everyday person.
Pete has coached world-class athletes and sporting greats, such as Sally Gunnell, Ellen MacArthur, Ronnie O’Sullivan, Arsenal Football Club and Tim Henman to achieve peak performance.
Pete focuses on the importance of having a strong belief in yourself. He teaches that you need to be positive and you have to develop self-confidence to achieve your potential and be successful.
He is the author of 19 published books, several of which have been best-sellers across the world, including Shut the Duck Up, Habit Busting, Life DIY and Sort Your Life Out. He has also presented his own show on TV called The Coach and was the resident Life Coach on GMTV for 12 years.
His new book Inspirators – Leading The Way In Leadership is available here


  1. Lisa

    Great podcast! I love to listen and learn about these fascinating people you talk about! Thank you.

  2. Elaine Dews

    Thomas Edison surely has to be remembered as one history’s great inventors.
    My biggest takeaway is it really doesn’t matter if I fail. Failing is learning. It’s when I don’t learn from my failures that I fail

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