Discover how great entrepreneurs overcame adversity entrepreneurship and generated major brands. What seem to Bill Gates and Steve Jobs ? Or Arianna Huffington and Walt Disney ? Or George Steinbrenner and Milton Hershey ? In all faced the failure before becoming icons of entrepreneurship and generate millions world-known companies.
Failure is an obstacle on the long road of entrepreneurship and must overcome to achieve success, but keep in mind that what really matters is how you react and learn to get up in the slips.
Here are the stories of these six entrepreneurs that ended in success and ueden serve as an example for that failure does not stop you from reaching your goals :
1. Arianna Huffington
It is certainly one of the most important names online publications , but not everything was nice for this entrepreneur, as it was rejected by 36 publishers before creating the rule of Huffington Post . Yes, before creating innovative information platform, the second book of Huffington was rejected three dozen times before it published.
2. Bill Gates
Today is one of the world’s richest men , but not immediately made his fortune nor was it devoid of seeing his first company ( Traf-O-Data ) collapsed. Focused on process and analyze data of certain tapes, this first venture Gates was a complete failure.
3. George Steinbrenner
This sports entrepreneur had many strikes and outs before converting to the Yankees in one of the most profitable teams in Major League Baseball. In 1960 he owned a small basketball team called Cleveland Pipers , which led to bankruptcy; and his slump seemed to haunt him in the three decades, however, managed six wins in the World Series between 1996 and 2003, and now the team is a benchmark for the sport.
4. Walt Disney
Disney was fired by the same so that after years would be praised and remembered: his creativity . Despite being considered one of the most creative geniuses of the twentieth century was fired from a newspaper because he had no creativity, but that was not all, his first animation company called Laugh-O-Gram Films was unsuccessful and was desperate and penniless.
5. Steve Jobs
Icon Apple was fired from his own company, the same that became a massive empire before the board decided to throw. He founded a new company called NeXT would later be acquired by the firm at the apple and allowed his return, renewing the image of the company bringing it to more distant horizons.
6. Milton Hershey
Life was not so sweet with this creator chocolates . Before I had three Hershey’s candy companies after being fired from a printing … saw these three businesses fall. He made one last attempt and is currently one of the most recognized names in the industry.