Business Failures from Successful Brands

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There are many Entrepreneurs who have experienced failures, depression and rejections. Do not feel guilty if you are feeling discouraged about your entrepreneurial journey.
 
You can learn from the Entrepreneurs listed below:
 
Bill Gates
Started off a business call Traf- O- Data that was focused of obtaining traffic related statistics. This business failed! However, Bill continued to stay focused and is now one of the richest men in the world and is worth billions!
 
 
Fred Smith
Fred is the Founder of FedEX. The interesting thing about Fred’s story is that he originally pitched his idea in an assignment. The Professor failed him, but this did not stop FedEx. FedEx continues to grow and deliver parcels around the world.
 
 
Oprah Winfrey
Originally Oprah was fired as a News Reporter. This did not stop her, as she is a key influencer for global change and personal development. She is known worldwide and has her OWN network and continue to impact people’s lives through media.
 
 
Sir Edward Dyson
Edward made over 5,000 prototypes. He kept going and was living on his wife’s salary. Through perseverance he was able to make Dyson on of the best selling brands in the world.
 
 
Evan Williams 
Founder of Twitter originally set up a podcast called Odeo that failed. Evan did not give up and went onto found Twitter. With billions of users on Twitter, this goes to show never give up!
 
 
Ariana Huffington
Huffington post was founded by Ariana, at first she was rejected by over 36 publishers. Huffington is one of the most respected brands and continues to offer news updates for international readers.
 
 
Jeff Bozos
Jeff started off a business called Zshops which failed but now Jeff is the Founder of Amazon. After trying multiple ideas, Amazon worked in Jeff’s favour to fulfil his vision. Amazon continues to offer a range of products online to people around the world.
 
 
 
Steve Jobs
Apple was founded by Steve Jobs, originally he created products such as Apple Lisa that did not benefit the business. He was even fired and rehired in 1997. Apple is now one of the best brands for electronics.
 
 
 
Walt Disney 
Walt went through many trails, and stayed focused regardless of his characters being stolen. Disney continues to offer fun and memorable experiences for people of all ages.
 
 
 
JK Rowling
JK Rowling lived on benefits as a single mother and was on a mission to get everyone to know about Harry Potter. She eventually got a deal and Harry Potter now has it’s own merchandise and an area in Disney Park.
 
 
Colonel Saunders
Founder of KFC was rejected 1000 before the famous chicken recipe was launched. KFC now has many locations worldwide.
 
 
Stay focused and do not give up. What do you want your story to be?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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