Bill Gates didn’t seem like a shoe-in for success after dropping out of Harvard. He started his first business with Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen called Traf-O-Data. It failed. Steve Jobs’ Apple III computer, the early model of the Mac, was so poorly designed that the computer earned a reputation as an unreliable machine that invariably crashed because of poor ventilation. Richard Branson has Dyslexia, although at the time no one knew what Dyslexia was. He had to overcome his fears and his Dyslexia so that he could publish his magazine and sell it. Afterwards he opened other businesses and today he’s worth about $4bn . Chinua Achebe‘s first Novel - Things Fall Apart was rejected by many publishers who didn’t see it worth presenting to the pubic. Today we all know the success of the book and the author.
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