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How Many Times Should You Try?

November 17, 2013

3 times Steven Spielberg was rejected by University of Southern California.
25 times Tim Ferris’s book The 4 Hour Work Week was rejected by publishers.
400 times Richard Branson launched companies before he founded Virgin Galactic.
1,009 times Colonel Sanders was turned down when he tried selling his KFC fried chicken recipe.
1,500 times Sylvester Stallone was rejected when he tried selling his script for the film “Rocky.”
5,126 times James Dyson created failed prototypes of his vacuum cleaner.
10,000 times Thomas Edison created failed prototypes of his electric bulb.

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