How 5 Famous Entrepreneurs Overcome Failure

We may know them as some of the most successful people of our time, but the likes of Walt Disney, Colonel Sanders and Vera Wang are not immune to failure - in fact, they have all experienced a great deal of 'downs' amidst the 'ups'.

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.-Albert Einstein

Using information from various published biographies and interviews, this infographic lists the failures of five famous entrepreneurs and how they managed to overcome them. For example, did you know that Colonel Sanders’ fried chicken was rejected 1009 times? Or that Pinocchio, Fantasia and Bambi were all box office busts?

For more about inspiring entrepreneurs’ willingness to persist against the odds, check out the fact-filled infographic below, courtesy of Smarter Business, a UK-based consultancy that aims to help companies succeed by taking the stress out of sourcing affordable business services.

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