We know him as the twice elected prime minister of United Kingdom, a noble prize winner, an artist, an orator and a great wartime leader. We know him as the Father of modern physics, a Nobel Prize winner and a universal genius The scientific world owes him a great deal. When we flick through the pages of history, we come across numerous examples who suffered failures and made mistakes but the reason history values them is because they learnt from their mistakes, corrected them and found their way to greatness. Through his imaginations, Walt Disney created a whole new world to escape into, which was full of love, magic and wonders. Not backing down, he founded his third company which, yet gain, brought him to the edge of a break down. The states thrived under his insightful thinking, charismatic pull and undaunted will power. And that is the way to look at things. Once confronted with failure we learn how to move against all odds. If we do not succeed, it does not mean “the end”.
His first company Detroit automobile company went to pieces. Our society is replete with a number of evils.
Instead of being disappointed, he took these experiences as an opportunity to learn and thus reopened his store at upscale leading place in New York. Inspite of all this, he was the man who stood up against the mighty Hitler and Nazis and didn’t rest until the war of Britain was won against Germans. John C. Maxwell said, [quote]“A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them and strong enough to correct them”[/quote]. In 1832, he started his political career and lost his very first election for Illinois General Assembly. Many a times, we are forced to face a situation when we are on the brink of going to pieces and in more than half of such situations we fail.
For example if a rich man makes huge losses in his business and has to leave his home, car and every other confortable and luxurious things he had once possessed. He was fired from his job, started on few businesses which failed and had to suffer bankruptcy. Even a child knows this great man as the inventor of bulb but very few people knew that he actually made about thousand attempts at inventing a bulb. On many an occasion, he apparently failed but of-course, did not lose hope and faith in God. Adversity saves us from the vices accompanying the prosperity and effluence. In our most desperate moments we think of our failures as “the end” to every good thing that can happen to us. One year later, he founded Henry Ford Company which again went out of business. Still being in the mindset that I would without a doubt make the team, I breezed through my routine with any worries. It is one of the most feared words and most of us don’t like to think about it. But what does it mean? Your email address will not be published. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Like a drop out of ocean. For when I was young, I had not yet experienced much outside of playing in the sandbox, I would not know what true challenges would come into play upon aging. His recipe was actually rejected a 1009 times! Yes, it is true. He got the inspiration from a pet mouse. They say he not only gave his voice to Mickey mouse but also his soul. This is the reason I joined revolution flame. I pushed myself at a young age to have the mindset that failing meant that I was a failure. One cannot deny that adversity has its own fruit though it makes a little long for this fruit to ripen. It wasn't until I got older that I realized that failing was inevitable and that it was acceptable to fail once in a while. Even after the successive failures, Walt Disney was keen to set up his own studio with his brother. Car freaks would die to get their hands on any of his smashing cars. Failing in his exams was a blessing in disguise, for he realized that he was not enjoying his course and decided to try out something else. He is ranked among one of the world’s wealthiest persons and is currently working as the chairman of Microsoft Company. Failure as a Blessing in Disguise. This is probably why it is said that failure is the key to success or failure …
But this great legend is a same person who had a stutter in speech and who was defeated quite a many times in public elections.
But it will be hard to imagine that this high tech digital power house was once regarded as an absolute failure and of primitive ideas. Ultimately they could hit the target with confidence they had set before them when they exercise patience. But sometimes it so happens that failure turns out to be a blessing in disguise. In our modern dictionary, the word genius has been replaced by “Einstein”. Missing the train was a blessing in disguise, for we would have been on it when it met with an accident, killing many of it's passengers.