Rejection is not the end, Everyone is created a genius
Rejection is a very devastating situation that makes you question your ability. It makes you want to retreat into your corner and cry your heart out. But before you do, consider one thing, some of the world’s most successful people have publicly been termed failures at point in time – some more than once.
Today, we bring you a list of successful people who either failed or were rejected at one time- some even more than once. Other people would have given up, but not these ones.
Oprah Winfey was publicly fired from her first television job as an anchor in Baltimore. She didn’t sulk and give up. She re-launched herself and became the queen of television talk show with a massive media empire. According to Forbes, Oprah Winfey today is worth $3 billion.
We have light bulbs in our houses today, thanks to Thomas Edison. Thomas Edison holds more than 1000 patents for his inventions like the phonograph, movie camera and a lot more. This same Edison was told by his teachers that he was too stupid to learn anything. He was even fired severally from menial jobs he held for not being suitably productive, but that did not deter him.
Sir James Dyson developed the bag-less vacuum cleaner. Do you know that it is his 5127 prototype that worked and brought him to limelight? This means that Sir James tried his invention 5126 times before he got the working prototype. Hmmm, many of us would have given up at the third or fourth try.
Dale Carnegie said ‘develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.’