Tag: overcoming adversity

Winners Are Not Discouraged by Impediments, Disabilities or Early Failures

By Thomas J. Stanley on Feb 4th, 2014 in Lessons Learned

In an earlier blog I profiled Malcolm who spoke with a severe stutter.  After graduating from college, he searched for a job in sales.  Malcolm’s first 18 interviews resulted in 18 rejection letters; yet he was not discouraged.  His mother told him to view each rejection as one step closer to finding a job which he eventually […]