If you are serious about being successful in life then you can do nothing better than educating yourself about the inspirational stories of successful and famous people.
Many people who want to achieve success in life, career or business fail to do it because they don’t know what it takes to be successful and how the road to success looks like. They just see the final result, which is the successful person, without having any idea about what this person went through.
By knowing the inspirational stories of successful people you will learn how the road to success looks like and your chance of succeeding in life will become much higher.
Below are short and quick inspirational stories of some of the most successful people that can help you know a lot about the approach required to reach success.
- Soichiro Honda Success story: Soichiro Honda is the founder of the company Honda which is one of the well known large automotive companies. Honda’s story starts when he went for a job interview to work for the Toyota company. Honda was rejected and was told that he is not fit for the job!! The man didn’t give up and decided to create a company that competes with Toyota and so honda was born!! If there is anything we can learn from this inspiring success story it would be to never give up.
- Stephen king’s inspirational success story: Most people know Stephen king the famous writer but few know about his life story. Stephen’s first novel was rejected almost everywhere it was submitted to the extent that he threw it in the garbage!! His wife got the story out of the garbage and insisted that he submits it again and in the end he became the Stephen king we know now!! There is a very important lesson you must come up with from this inspirational success story which is that rejections should make no sense at all if you believe in yourself
- Thomas Edison motivational success story: Thomas addition’s success story is one of the stories that can motivate anyone after experiencing failure. Thomas failed about 999 times to invent the lamp before he succeed in doing it on the 1000th attempt. When people asked him how did you manage to keep going even though you were failing all the time he replied telling them, each time it didn’t work i used to say i discovered a new way how to not invent the lamp. Thomas Edison success story should make you conclude that failure should never stop you even if it occurred more than once.
- Oprah Winfrey’s success story: One of the inspirational stories that really motivated me the first time i read about it was the success story of Oprah. Oprah is one of the most popular TV icons nowadays and she is also one of the richest women on our planet but this is not how her story began. Do you know that Oprah was fired from her job and was told that she was not fit for TV earlier in her life?
- Bill gates success story: Bill gates the founder of Microsoft is one of the most inspirational business leaders living these days but do you know that his idea of creating a computer that has a graphical interface and a mouse was rejected when he first submitted it to another company? some people even say that the papers of the project were thrown in his face!! Now he became bill gates!!
- My personal success story: I am not as successful as those people nor my story is that inspirational but the reason i had to tell it is that it will allow you to conclude the same concepts about success. When i first decided to create a website and make money out of it people made fun of me including the closest ones. Few years later after experiencing lots and lots of rejections i managed to become a dot com millionaire at a young age as a result of selling my books online. See the Ultimate guide to becoming rich
Life lessons learned from these inspirational success stories??
Certainly these success stories are not told for the sake of entertainment but they are told in order to inspire, motivate and encourage people to succeed in work, business or life.
The most precious lessons you should come up with from these inspirational success stories are:
- Rejection should never stop you
- Failure is not a problem at all
- People who reject you know nothing
- Believing in yourself is the key to success in life