I re-discovered this motivational video today, and I never want to lose it again!
I can’t help but want to share it.
Dismissed from drama school with a note that read ‘wasting her time, she’s too shy to put her best foot forward.’
Lucille Ball, Actress, Comedienne, Model
Turned down by the Decca recording company who said ‘we don’t like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.’
The Beatles, International Music Phenomenon
A failed soldier, farmer and real estate agent, at 38 years old he went to work for his father as a handyman.
Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States
Cut from the high school basketball team, he went home locked himself in his room and cried.
Michael Jordon, Pro Basketball Player
A teacher told him he was too stupid to learn anything, that he should go into a field where he might succeed by virtue of his pleasant personality.
Thomas Edison, Inventor, Scientist
Fired from a newspaper because he ‘lacked imagination’ and ‘had no original ideas’.
Walt Disney, Film Producer
His fiancée died, he failed in business twice, he had a nervous breakdown, and he was defeated in eight elections.
Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States
If you’ve never failed, you’ve never lived.