Many commercially successfully businesses have stories of outright failure and near-death experiences to tell. Milton Hershey—a primary school dropout—failed with his first two business attempts. In 1919, the Kansas City Star fired Walt Disney because he lacked imagination. J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter manuscript was rejected by 12 publishers. And talk about a Hail Mary, Evernote received a $500,000 investment from a user outside of the U.S. on the eve of closing its doors.
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