Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Famous Failures and their Future Success

It can be said that to be an entrepreneur, it requires determination and a strong sense of self.

The road to entrepreneurship can be one of ups and downs but the only way to achieve your goal is to not become discouraged and keep your goals in sight.

Let the following examples of Famous Failures and their Success Stories be your inspiration!

This actor was told by a Vice President that he was never going to make it in the business. Who was the actor you may ask? Harrison Ford.
The Beatles were turned down by a record company before staking their claim as music icons. WHAT A MISTAKE THAT WAS! 

Told by a music teacher that he was hopeless as a composer... Beethoven.
Famous for countless characters and films, Walt Disney was fired from a newspaper because he, "lacked imagination and had no original ideas." He has since built and empire.
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom--> Winston Churchill, failed the sixth grade.

Famous Hall of Famer, this NBA Allstar was cut from his high school basketball team - Michael Jordan

This author's first book was rejected by multiple agents and major publishing companies.  You may have heard of John Grisham?
One of the most celebrated triple threats in Hollywood of all time, Marilyn Monroe was told by many that she was unattractive and could not act. Hard to believe I know.

His book rejected countless times, Stephen King overcame this major obstacle with the help of his wife and finally published his novel. The book was Carrie. I'm sure many of you have seen the  film too!
The entire point of this post is to stress the significance of overcoming obstacles and remaining focused on your goals. 
Everyone has to do it. Even the legends mentioned above!