‘Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm’. Winston Churchill.
1. Albert Einstein:
The synonymous of ‘Genius’. Theoretical physicist developed theories of Relativity. Won noble prize and Copley Medal.
In the begging he was rejected 3 times by the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts due to his poor grades in high scool.
2. Ludwing Van Beethoven:
A German composer and pianist . One of the most recognized and influential musicians who ever lived.
After one semester he dropped out of college. At 30 years old, he started at a company. He was depressed and left devastated, when removed from that company.
3. Walt Disney:
Entrepreneur animator voice actor film producer. Creator of Mickey Mouse. His company is responsible for Froze and Snow White. Award winner, 26 Academy Awards
(22 competitive, 4 honorary)
3 Golden Globe Awards
1 Emmy Award.
It was kicked out from his job and his boss told him he was so emotional that he would not fit for television.
4. J.K Rowling:
A British film producer, television producer, screenwriter. Auther of the Harry Potter fantasy series, which has won multiple awards. Sold more than 450 millions books worldwide.
She worked in a newspaper and was kicked out of her job for not being so creatively enough. She was told that she lack imagination having no good idea.
5. Steven Spielberg:
American Filmmaker producer and director, Directed 51 flims, awarded 3 Oscars.
His first book was 30 times and was told repeatedly that he did not make a good book.
6. Oprah Winfrey:
An American actress, host of Multi-Award winning talk show, television producer, founder of her own Network. Network worth 53.3 billion.
Her teachers said she would never be a composer.
7. Dr Seuss:
American children’s author, political cartoonist, illustrator, poet, animator, screenwriter, and filmmaker.
He started speaking when he was 4 years old, and reading at the age of 7 years. His teachers said he would never achieve something great.
They all overcome many obstacles. It’s Always The Darkest Before Dawn.
Understand that the hardest trials are the ones that come right before the breakthrough. So stay persistent because at any given moment you are at the tipping point and success awaits you.
Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dream closer. – Marcia Wieder