Fail to Succeed is a short but very sweet motivational video that shows us that you need to fail in order to succeed and uses some very successful people as examples.
Lucille Ball – Dismissed from drama school with a note that read “wasting your time, she’s too shy to put her best foot forward.
The Beatles – Turned down by the Decca recording company who said they don’t like their sound and guitar music is on it’s way out.
Ulysses.s Grant – A failed solider, farmer and real estate agent. At 38 went to work for his father as a handy man.
Michael Jordan – Cut from the high school Basketball team. He went home, locked himself in his room and cried.
Thomas Edison – A teacher told him he was too stupid to learn anything and he should go in a field were he might succeed by virtue his pleasant personality.
Walt Disney – Fired from a newspaper because he lacked imagination and had no original ideas.
Abraham Lincoln – His fiancee died, he failed in business twice, he had a nervous breakdown and was defeated in 8 elections.
Fail to Succeed – Background Information:
Lucille Ball was an American actress, comedian, model, and film studio executive.
The Beatles were an English rock band that formed in Liverpool, in 1960. With John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the greatest and most influential act of the rock era
Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th President of the United States. In 1865, as commanding general, Grant led the Union Armies to victory over the Confederacy in the American Civil War.
Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player, entrepreneur, and principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets.
Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.
Walter Elias “Walt” Disney was an American business magnate, cartoonist, animator, film director, writer, producer, philanthropist, and voice actor.
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865
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