Failure to Success

“These celebrities are so successful. Success evades people like me” said a participant in a recent training program.

I asked her who were these celebrities she was referring to. She said people like Amitabh Bachchan, J.K. Rowling and Thomas Alva Edison.

So I googled and found this:

Amitabh Bachchan’s job application was rejected by the All India Radio because of his voice.

J.K. Rowling’s book Harry Potter was rejected by 12 publishers before one accepted it finally.

Thomas Alva Edison created 10,000 prototypes before getting the light bulb right. And he said “I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work”!

Photo by Ian Stauffer on Unsplash

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