Take A Chance

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Take A Chance

  1. 1. Take A Chance. ascendi.com
  2. 2. Dismissed... ...from drama school, with a note that read: “Wasting her time; she’s too shy to put her best foot forward”...
  3. 3. Turned Down... ...by the Decca Recording Company, who said: “We don’t like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out”...
  4. 4. A Failed... ...soldier, farmer, and real estate agent, at 38 years old, he went to work with his father as a handyman...
  5. 5. Ulysses S. Grant
  6. 6. Cut... ...from the high school basketball team, he went home, locked himself in his room, and cried...
  7. 7. Michael Jordan
  8. 8. A Teacher Once Said... ...he was “too stupid to learn anything, and he should go into a field where he might succeed by virtue of his pleasant personality”...
  9. 9. Thomas Edison
  10. 10. Fired... ...from a newspaper because he “lacked imagination and had no original ideas”...
  11. 11. Walt Disney
  12. 12. His... ...fiancé died, he failed in business (twice), he had a nervous breakdown, and he was defeated in eight elections...
  13. 13. If you have never failed, then you have never lived.
  14. 14. And there is nothing you can’t live down, rise above, or grow beyond.
  15. 15. Take a chance.
  16. 16. Ascendi ® Rise Above. Grow Beyond. ℠ ascendi.com

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