We all feel a bit down and demotivated some times, in these moments we can turn to those who have shown us time and again how to get inspired. Their stories can be an example for those of us who need that extra bit of push to get us started.
While the majority of us may think that making it big as a professional is easy, but the truth is in fact the opposite. The richest people on earth have faced a lot of adversity and struggled for a long time before eventually making it big.
Some entrepreneurs have been homeless at some point in their past lives, whereas, some have faced rejection and slaps on their faces all along their path to success. One of the best-known businessmen in the world Jack Ma became a multi-billionaire after struggling and being rejected from various jobs and institutions.
Similarly, there are many other entrepreneurs who have faced adversity and obstacles in their lives but have gone on to gain huge successes in their fields. Some successful people have even survived without a dollar on their name. Their stories can help change the way we view our own lives and especially the way we look at money.
We have compiled the following stories for you to get inspired and motivated.
Stories Of Some Of The Inspirational People In The World
CEO and co-founder of Dental Whale and Breakaway Practice, Scott Leune suffered a medical injury. He broke his back in an accident which resulted in him unable to do menial daily tasks. This forced him to change his perspective on life.
He started focusing on the business part of dentistry and saw that dentists lacked business skills. He thought of a solution to this problem and founded Breakaway Practice a company which offers business education to dentists and Dental Whale which outsources business needs of dentists.
Amy Freeman saw adversity at an early age, she was only 16 when she became homeless and her parents divorced when she was 12 years old. She lied in various restaurants to survive and developed a humble and non-complacent attitude.
She took charge of her life and turned it around, by her 30s she was a corporate sales manager for Sheridan Hotels. She saw a small specialty spice retailer and realized that she could take the idea to new levels. As of June 2019, she is the CEO of The Spice & Tea Exchange which is a national retail chain.
It is difficult to think that Stallone once struggled to make ends meet and even had to sell his dog to get enough money to get by. He also had a complicated birth, when he was born his mother suffered complications during labor which severed a nerve causing paralysis in parts of Stallone’s face.
Now we cannot even imagine action stars without thinking of “Sly Stallone”. With hits films like Rambo and Rocky, by the way, Rocky is one of the most inspirational films in history and with income, he has amassed a net worth of around $400 million.
Known around the world as His Airness Michael Jordan was once cut from the varsity basketball team in his sophomore year. He has also missed over 9000 shots during his lifetime but due to his incredible resilience and spirit to fight back became arguably the best basketball player in history.
He is worth $1.7 billion as of June 2019 and his sneakers are famous and successful than most people ever become.