Today, she’s a well-known author and the creator of the Harry Potter series. But what you may not know is that she was nearly destitute, and literally living on the streets. She finally found a job in a diner, where she wrote her Harry Potter books while working. And eventually, after much encouragement, she submitted her story to some of the publishers and never looked back.
When it comes to failure, everyone’s had their fair share of the same. The only question is how to convert that failure to success. After all, several people had managed to successfully convert their string of bad luck, dismal failure into success. And today, they continue to serve as a source of inspiration to many. And that is why it is essential that you take a closer look at some of them,
Failure To Success – J.K Rowing
Today, she’s a well-known author and the creator of the Harry Potter series. But what you may not know is that she was nearly destitute, and literally living on the streets. She finally found a job in a diner, where she wrote her Harry Potter books while working. And eventually, after much encouragement, she submitted her story to some of the publishers and never looked back
Failure To Success – Steve Jobs
Today he is known as the person who’s behind Apple, a 2 billion-dollar company. But a few years back, Apple had its headquarters in a garage. The journey was full of pitfalls and failures. That did not stop Steve, but instead, it egged him on to perform better. And today, Apple hires over 4000 people thanks to Steve’s persistence.
Bill Gates is another famous personality that you would already have been familiar with, but did you know that he was just a Harvard school dropout? He started his company from scratch and today, Microsoft is one of the leading software companies in the world. It just goes on to show you that if you truly believe in something, then you need to keep on at it.
It is hard to associate this genius with failure. But the fact is that Einstein could not speak until he was 9 years old. He was also somewhat of a rebel and this led to his expulsion from school. It can be hard to imagine that the high school dropout would redefine physics but that is what he did without hassle. According to Einstein, ‘success is a failure in progress’.
Often people give up after their first failure. Well, it seems that Lincoln did not get a memo on it. In 1831, he failed in his business, and in 1836, he suffered from a nervous breakdown. He ran for the presidency and was defeated in 1856. Despite these massive defeats, Lincoln did not give up, he persevered and went on to become one of the greatest presidents of the US
One of the iconic filmmakers, did you know that Steen had lousy school grades. And that he was rejected not once but thrice by the University of Southern California? He persevered and went on to create some of the most iconic movies that you would ever see in a lifetime.
This is why it is important for you to check out the failure stories to success. They continue to inspire many to never give up and to keep on trying.