Successful People Who Failed First..


I read this this morning and thought you might like it as well. Yahoo!!

Here are some of the most successful people ever who never let individual failures stop them:

1 – Henry Ford – Failed in his early business projects and was left broke 5 times before he founded Ford Motor Company.
2 – R. H. Macy – Founder of the Macy’s department store, R.H. Macy started seven failed businesses before finally hitting it big with his store in New York City.
3 – Walt Disney – Walt Disney was fired by a newspaper editor because “he lacked imagination and had no good ideas.”  After that, he started a number of businesses that didn’t last long and ended with bankruptcy and failure.
4 – Albert Einstein – Einstein didn’t speak until he was four and didn’t read until he was seven, which made his teachers and parents think he was mentally handicapped, slow and anti-social.
5 – Winston Churchill – The two-time Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Nobel Prize-winner struggled in school and failed the 6th grade.  He was defeated in every election for public office until he finally became Prime Minister at 62!
6 – Jerry Seinfeld – The first time he walked on stage he froze and was jeered and booed off stage.  Do you think he quit after that?  Nope.  The very next night he came back and completed his set to laughter and applause.

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Janice Davies

Attitude Specialist 


Janice Davies is an attitude trainer, professional speaker, business trainer and author. Unleashing people's potential is her passion; helping people unlearn old negative habits and re-learn new techniques, to create a positive attitude to life.

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