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Published on Nov 3, 2013
How many times should you try before rationally quitting? Intuitively, you would think there is a number that most people will attempt before the survival instincts kick in. What is that number? Click to tweet this video: https://twitter.com/intent/retweet?tw...
What is that number? Apparently, it is much higher than one would think. -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. -162 times the author of this infographic Anna Vital made searches for this data :) -400 times Richard Branson launched companies before he finally founded one that is out of this world -1009 times Colonel Sanders who just started KFC was turned down when he tried selling his fried chicken recipe -1500 times Sylvester Stallone was rejected when he tried selling his script and himself as what would become the film "Rocky" -5126 times James Dyson created failed prototypes of his vacuum cleaner -10000 times Thomas Edison created failed prototypes of his electric bulb Funders and Founders: "How many times will you try?"