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The Failures of Success: Famous Edition

NOITRINO INE ERIGAD THE FAILURES OF FAMOUS EDITION 195666 SUCCESS KIRS IF HISTORY HAS TAUGHT US ANYTHING, THEN IT'S THAT FAILURE IS NOT SOMETHING WE SHOULD BE AFRAID OF. FAILURE IS A LEARNING CURVE THAT HELPS US ACHIEVE. TAKE A LOOK AT THE FOLLOWING 8 FAMOUS ENTREPRENEURS, AND YOU'LL NOTICE THEY ALL HAVE 2 THINGS IN COMMON; FAILURE AND SUCCESS! ONEHIN HVTIO NET WORTH HENRY FORD (ADJUSTED FOR INFLATION) $199 Ford's love for automobiles started at a young age, however his fortune didn't. After two failed automobile companies which saw complaints of high prices and low quality, Ford struck gold with his "Ford Motor Company" which we all know of today. BILLION FAILURE IS SIMPLY THE OPPORTUNITY TO BEGIN AGAIN, THIS TIME MORE INTELLIGENTLY STEVE JOBS NET WORTH CAT DEATH) $10.2 Steve's irrefutable success did not come along without failures. During Apple's initial success, the board decided to fire Steve from the company he created. BILLION Undeterred from this, he went on to found NeXT, which was later acquired by Apple and Steve then took Apple to new innovative heights and success. SOMETIMES WHEN YOU INNOVATE, YOU MAKE MISTAKES. IT IS BEST TO ADMIT THEM QUICKLY, AND GET ON WITH IMPROVING YOUR OTHER INNOVATIONS NET WORTH LAT DEATH) COLONEL HARLAND SANDERS $3.5 Sanders was labelled a serial failure, at one point his wife left him because he was always trying to get rich quick. MILLION Following countless failures, Sanders still pursued greatness, and in 1952 (aged 65), Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) was born. He went on to sell his stake in the company in 1964. By the time of his death, KFC had $2 billion in annual sales. IJUST SAY THE MORAL OUT OF MY LIFE IS DON'T QUIT AT AGE 65, MAYBE YOUR BOAT HASN'T COME IN YET. MINE HADN'T BILL GATES NET WORTH $78 His first venture at the young age of 17, Traf-O-Data, aimed to create reports for traffic engineers. Unfortunately it barely worked. BILLION Now, his company Microsoft has solidified his stature as the richest man in the world. SUCCESS IS A LOUSY TEACHER. IT SEDUCES SMART PEOPLE INTO THINKING THEY CAN'T LOSE NET WORTH ARIANNA HUFFINGTON $50 MILLION The Huffington Post is regarded as one of the most successful outlets on the web, however everything was not always rosy for Arianna. Her second book, written in her 20s, was rejected by 36 publishers. FAILURE IS NOT THE OPPOSITE OF SUCCESS; IT'S A STEPPING STONE TO SUCCESS ELLI STASSINOPOULOS (MOTHER) NET WORTH GEORGE STEINBRENNER $1.4 George's first venture into sport was owning a small basketball team called the Cleveland Pipers. The entire franchise went bankrupt. BILLION Following that, George faced huge criticism of his decisions while owning the New York Yankee's, but the team eventually made great strides in Baseball and become the most profitable teams in MLB. T HAVEN'T ALWAYS DONE A GOOD JOB, AND I HAVEN'T ALWAYS BEEN SUCCESSFUL - BUTI KNOW THAT I HAVE TRIED NET WORTH (AT DEATH) THOMAS EDISON $12 Where would we be without the light bulb? We have Thomas Edison a lot to thank for. MILLION Thomas' perseverance allowed him to create the light bulb with 1000s and 1000s of failures to his name. T HAVE NOT FAILED. I'VE JUST FOUND 10,000 WAYS THAT WON'T WORK WALT DISNEY NET WORTH $5 Walt's creative genius is loved by millions around the world. His iconic characters such as BILLION Mickey Mouse skyrocketed his first few classic films into stardom. But Walt was once fired froma newspaper because he was told that he lacked creativity. YOU MAY NOT REALISE IT WHEN IT HAPPENS, BUT A KICK IN THE TEETH MAY BE THE BEST THING IN THE WORLD FOR YOU ONEHUS C E INTTED OPAMERICAOO "IF AT FIRST YOU DON'T SUCCEED LLARS |77 TRY, TRY, TRY AGAIN" WILLIAM EDWARD HICKSON 100 OF 56199915 A 56199915 100 AIND RULD U A to www.chairoffice.co.uk ChairOffice @FulIRangeFurni f facebook.com/FullRangeFurniture Sources: entrepreneur.com | fastcompany.com | small-bizsense.com | stylist.co.uk | grasshopper.com | celebritynetworth.com

The Failures of Success: Famous Edition

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Success generally doesn't come without failure first, and this is no different for those who made huge fortunes. Take a look at the following 8 famous entrepreneurs to learn about their failures and ...

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