Tuesday, July 24, 2018

2018-30 - How many times...

Steven Spielberg was rejected 3 times by the University of Southern California, after which he dropped out to become a Director.

The founder of pandora.com approached 300 investors before he got his funding.

Richard Branson launched 400 companies before he founded one ‘out of this world’, i.e. Virgin Galactic.

Col Saunders, founder of KFC, was turned down 1009 times when trying to sell his fried chicken recipe.

Sylvester Stallone was rejected 1500 times when he tried selling his script and himself as the film ‘Rocky’.

James Dyson created 5126 failed prototypes of the vacuum cleaner before getting it right.

Thomas Alva Edison created 10000 failed prototypes of the electric bulb, before finally succeeding.


~ Author Unknown

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
~ Colin Powell

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