Over 300 banks refused and the 303rd bank agreed to give Walt Disney a fund to build Disney Land.
Over 1000 restaurants refused and the 1010th restaurant agreed to use Colonel Sanders’s chicken recipe that changed the eating habits of the whole world with KFC.
It took him over a million images spanning 35 years, before Steve McCurry’s photo of Sharbat Gula (The Afgan Girl) was globally recognized and linked to Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of the Mona Lisa.
134 publishers rejected Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen’s Chicken Soup for the Soulbefore it turns into a mega all-time bestseller.
Edison made 1,000 (or 10,000) unsuccessful attempts at inventing the light bulb.
During his life time, Vincent Van Gogh sold only one painting for a very small amount of money. Today, his over 800 known works bring in hundreds of millions.
Mozart died with little to his name. Today, his over 600 pieces of music are considered some of the best ever created!
Can you see a pattern here?
If you want to turn your passion into a worldwide sensation, you got to be prolific and never give up. Keep producing great work, and one may take the world by surprise and make you a globally recognized star.
Produce more work than anyone could think humanly possible. I consider this the secret habit of champions (or legends).
What are your dreams and passions?
Do you think you can persevere on?
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