This is another fine article by Jeff Stibel. He touches on many famous and successful folks who have had a rough time getting going.
"Feeling like a failure? You’re in good company.
You may have heard one or two of these classic stories before; they’re
stories of the failures of wildly successful people. It never hurts to
be reminded that failure is a stepping stone on the road to success. But
more than that, success is usually, if not always, actually driven by prior failure. I have written many times before about failures, mostly my own, so I figured it was worth recounting some of history’s biggest from some of history’s best.
Success is a bad teacher..."
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