Have you ever been fired, failed or told you weren’t good enough? Most people who have achieved enormous success have been, but went on to accomplish great things because they refused to listen to their critics or let their “failures” inhibit them from carrying out their life purpose. Below is a list of some of history’s most dynamic leaders who went on to prove the so called “experts” wrong….
Lucille Ball was dismissed from drama school because she was told she was too shy.
The Beatles were turned down by a recording company and told their guitar music is on the way out.
Ulysseses S. Grant was a failed soldier, farmer and real estate agent and at 38 years old he went to work for his father as a handy man.
Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team.
A teacher told Thomas Edison he was too stupid to learn anything and he should go into a field where he might succeed by virtue of his pleasant personality.
Walt Disney was fired from a newspaper because he lacked imagination and had no original ideas.
Abraham Lincoln failed in business twice, had a nervous breakdown and was defeated in 8 elections.