As we all say, “Life is not a bed of roses,” we all struggle in our lives to achieve our dreams. Some people have better cards than us, and some don’t, but the one who wears the golden crown is the one who never gives up on his dream and constantly learns from his previous mistakes and works on himself to reach the zenith of success.
To understand this better and be more motivated to work on your goals, these short success stories will make you realize that those sitting on the top are also the ones who struggled a lot but never gave up!
Jk Rowling is a well-known author who wrote the most selling book, ‘Harry Potter.’ In Harvard, while attending a speech ceremony, she shared about her failures. She had an unsuccessful marriage life while her entire life was in front of her. Plus, she was jobless when that happened. After becoming a single parent and living on the state benefits, she was desperate for an earning source, and that’s how she decided to start her career as a dynamic author. She got rejected by twelve publishers. But she didn’t give up, and she continued to work on her writing. Ultimately, her efforts led her to an overwhelming victory.
Steve Jobs has been a well-known exemplary figure. He built the Apple Company and gave it a noteworthy success. But you will be shocked to learn that this two-billion-dollar company with four thousand employees has been initiated and began by two persons in a garage. While the apple company was flourishing, Steve Jobs got into a heated argument and arrogantly behaved; he got fired from his own company. He then joined some other people and started something which also gets into good growth. After a while, he got a call from Apple asking him to join again. He also understands his mistakes and got agrees to join them again. After that, he continues further and never stopped flourishing Apple.
Abraham Lincoln is a prominent personality who has also been the former President of the United States of America. But before this, he had been through a lot in his life. In his childhood, he used to study under the street light. When he grew up, he started a business and miserably got failed in it. And due to that, later, he got a severe nervous breakdown. He was getting his life together; he again failed, but this time in the US Presidential Elections. He was constantly fighting and struggling against the circumstances and challenges which his life was throwing at him. Finally, in 1861, he got elected as the sixteenth President of the United States Of America.
Michael Jorden is considered “the legend of BasketBall” and is a famous basketball player in sports history. In childhood, he used to be known as the short-height boy, and because of this many times, he got disapproved in the selection process. But later, when he grew up in age and height, he began playing like a basketball player. But still, after that, he failed to basket nine thousand shots and eventually loose around three hundred matches twenty-six times. And due to this, he got extremely frustrated. He keeps on showing his diligence and steadiness directed him toward his triumph.
Stephen King is a well-renowned author worldwide. He is also known as the “King of Horror.” Even so, earlier in his life, he struggled a lot. He spent his childhood in poverty.
Initially, he sold short stories to supplement his low income. One day, while teaching English at a school, he was offered a high-paid job. Despite having a baby to feed, his wife insisted him to turned down the job offer so that he could pursue writings. However, he faced immense self-doubt in his journey as a writer. He even threw his unfinished first novel in the trash. Fortunately, his wife saw this and took out the novel and started reading it. She liked the book and urged him to complete it. He listened to his wife’s advice and worked on it, and was then was finally able to publish it. His first published novel was “Carrie.” And after that, he never looked back!