Wednesday, September 28, 2011

10 Success Stories of Beginning of Failure

1. Adam Khoo
He is a Singaporean. As a child, he was big fan of games and TV. One day, he could for hours in front of the TV. Whether playing or watching TV PS.

Adam Khoo is also known as the stupid kid. When the 4th grade, he was expelled from school. He went into the worst primary school in Singapore. When will enter junior high school, he was rejected by the sixth best junior there.

Finally he could get into the worst school in Singapore. Once the decline of academic achievement, but improved over time precisely because the scorn of his friends, until finally gaining success in the business world.

Adam's achievements in the business world is marked at the time Adam was 26 years old. He already has four businesses with a total value of turnover per year of U.S. $ 20 million. The story of Adam's business began when he was 15 years old. Music box he was in business. The next business is business training and seminars. At the age of 22 years, Adam Khoo is a national trainer in Singapore. Her clients are managers and top managers in Singapore companies. The pay was $ 10,000 per hour.

2. Albert Einstein
Who would not know Albert Einstein? He is famous 20th century scientist who is famous for his theories of relativity. He was also one Nobel laureate. Who would have thought he was a child who is late to talk and was also suffering from Autism. As a child she also likes to neglect the lessons.

3. Aristotle Onassis
At school, he was stupid and like to find a case, following the example of many rich people. No wonder he was expelled from several schools. He is most often ranked the lowest in its class.

Classmates adore him, but the teacher of teachers and their families despair. While he was young, one can easily see that he will become one among those who would destroy himself at all or a brilliant success. Raportnya Although far from a good school, his talent for trading and making money has seemed from the outset. Eventually he became a millionaire.

4. Thomas Alva Edison
One day, a boy aged 4 years old, somewhat deaf and dumb in school, go home to take a piece of paper from his teacher. His mother was reading the paper that said, "Tommy, the child's mother, very stupid. We ask the mother to get her out of school." The mother was shocked to read this letter, but he soon made ​​a firm determination, "My son Tommy, not a stupid kid. I own that will educate and teach him. "

Little Tommy was Thomas Alva Edison as we know it, one of the greatest inventors in the world. He only went to about 3 months, and physically somewhat deaf, but it was not a barrier to moving forward.

Anyone who previously thought that the deaf boy that stupid as to be asked out of school, could eventually become a genius? the answer is his mother! Yes, Nancy Edison, mother of Thomas Alva Edison, do not give up so easily with the opinion of the school for their children.

5. Chris Gardner
've Ever watched a movie or read the book "The Pursuit of Happyness"? That's the real life story of Christopher Paul Gardner, played by Will Smith. Bitter sweetness of life seems to have felt it. Homeless, abandoned wives, was arrested by police, have trouble paying credit, everything is perceived. He was not a highly educated, but he kept trying and fighting. Now he became a successful millionaire, motivator, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Now he has a Gardner Rich & Co., a stock brokerage firm.

6. Ludwig Van Beethoven
If you know a woman who is pregnant who have had 8 children, 3 of whom was deaf, two blind, one mentally impaired and the woman herself suffered from syphilis, would you recommend for an abortion? If you answered yes, then you've just killed one of the world renowned composers. Because children are conceived by the mother is Ludwig Van Beethoven.

When Beethoven was at the end of the 20s, the signs of deafness began to appear, but eventually he became a famous composer with works of nine symphonies, 32 piano sonatas, five piano concertos, 10 sonatas for piano and violin, a stunning series of string quartets, vocal music, musical theater, and much more.

7. Louis Braille
Louis Braille suffered damage to one eye when she was 3 years old. At that time he accidentally stabbed his own eyes with a hole-maker from his father's work tools. Then the other eye affected by sympathetic ophthalmia, a type of infection that occurs because of damage to the eyes of others. Blindness does not deter her, she created the Braille alphabet so that helps blind people can read. Now who does not know the Braille alphabet?

8. Abraham Lincoln
The story of Lincoln is a classic example of people who actually dare to fail.
Failed in business in 1831.
Defeated in the Legislature in 1832.
Once again failed in business in 1833.
Suffered a broken spirit in 1836.
Speaker failed to win the contest in 1838.
Fails to occupy the board of voters in 1840.
Failed to be elected to Congress in 1843.
Failed to Congress in 1848.
Failed to become a member of the senate in 1855.
Failed to Become President In Year 1856.
Become a member of the Council failed Senate in 1858.

Finally in 1860, he was sworn in as president of the American of the 16th and became one of the successful president in American history.

9. Bill Gates
Well, some do not know Bill Gates? William Henry Gates III, better known as Bill Gates is the founder (with Paul Allen) and a general chairman of the U.S. software company, Microsoft. He is also a philanthropist through his activities in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

He occupies the first position in the world's richest man according to Forbes magazine for 13 years (1995 to 2007). Who would have thought he had been dropped out of Harvard and previously worked as an Office Boy.

10. Mark Zuckerberg
This one is crowned as the youngest billionaire in history to start his own sweat. How not, starting from a site connecting Harvard students, there are many who like him, he boldly followed his senior, Bill Gates, dropped out of Harvard to develop the site into Facebook that we know today.

Did you know? Mark has turned down an offer to buy Facebook Friendster's 10 million U.S. $, meaning that approximately Rp. 9,500,000,000 (exchange rate of Rp. 9.500), an offer of 750 million dollars Viacom (IDR 7,125,000,000,000), and the most surprising offer from Yahoo $ 1 billion (IDR 9,500,000,000,000)

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