All too often, we are easily discouraged by a few failures. Failed business ventures, failed relationships, failed tests…each of us are faced with these detours in life, some more often than others.
From an emotional level, it’s easy to get discouraged and see a ‘failure’ as the end of the road – but like in many areas of life, it’s all about perspective. Below is a list of highly successful people who failed repeatedly before they finally succeeded. The truth is, you never know how close you are to success, but if you give up, you’ll never find out.
Defeat is temporary. If you get up one more time than you get knocked down, you have succeeded.
As Henry Ford famously stated: Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, more wisely.
After being cut from his high school basketball team, he went home, locked himself in his room, and cried…
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