Is the formula of being successful, failing? There are several failing stories of the people steering business and science world. Even the people are focused on the success of these people, there are dozens of unsuccessful steps behind a successful step. Because failure is an important step on the way to success. Here are the failing stories of the people steering business and science world...
Most of us remember Steve Jobs with his successful works. However, until those works get successful, most of his initiative resulted in failure. One of them was Apple Lisa (Computer). The biggest reason that Steve Jobs got fired from his own company was Lisa. Steve, never perceived these failures negatively. He called those feedbacks.
Thomas Edison invented quite important inventions for the history of mankind. He contributed in many inventions such as gramophone, electrical bulb, light bulb, camera and many more. But, Thomas Edison’s school life was full of failures. This genius was suspended from school by the school administration because of the slowness of his perception. However, this case led Thomas Edison’s interest to shift somewhere else.
Walt Disney, sold newspapers at streets in his young age, and later he was an ambulance chauffeur. But, when he returned to his hometown, he couldn’t find a job related to both. After a while, Walt Disney began drawing and began to show people his drawings. But nobody liked his drawings and they said that he had no imagination. Who would ever know that Walt Disney would be the most Oscar-winning person in the world with his 22 Oscar awards?
Albert Einstein, just like Edison, spent a troubled school year. Einstein, who was introverted and started talking at the age of 4, was kicked out of school by being labelled as “inadequate” by his teachers.
Arianna Huffington, the founder of the Huffington Post, was interviewing publishers to publish her second book. During those interviews she was rejected exactly 36 times. In this way, she founded her own publishing company and she was criticized in her first days.
Larry Page & Sergey Brin- Google
Larry Page and Sergey Brin developed an algorithm within the scope of a small project. They tried to market this searching engine and algorithm to several companies. But they had no feedback from most of the companies.
The first two companies experience of Henry Ford has been completely failed. As well as the first prototype has not worked, the company has fell apart and the faith for Henry Ford has disappeared. However, Henry Ford got his reputation in his third attempt and got rich.
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