How 10 Billionaires Faced Failure (Infographic)

Success doesn't come easy.
How 10 Billionaires Faced Failure (Infographic)
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When you’re starting a business, you can expect mistakes and sometimes even failures to come along with it. For most successful people, is always a part of their journey. It’s learning how to handle and grow from these experiences that make us stronger and better position us for future successes.

Related: 10 Blessings That Come Hidden in Rejection, Losing and Failure

Just take a look at Bill Gates, and . Before of Harvard and creating , Gates co-founded a traffic monitoring website called Traf-O-Data, which failed.

For all Branson’s life, he’s struggled with . He dropped out of school when he was 16 years old, but then went on to create Virgin. Even at Virgin, Branson has faced many troubles, attempting to start a soda company, a bridal company and a digital download agency, all of which failed.

Related: 10 Strategies for Entrepreneurs Dealing With Failure

Walt Disney was also prone to failure: the high school dropout was fired from a magazine job at 22 years old because the editor felt he “lacked imagination.” After that, he created Laugh-O-Gram Studio, which went bankrupt after two years.

To learn more, check out Quick Base’s infographic to see how 10 billionaires faced failures.

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