Failure is just a stepping stone to success!


You always hear #success stories, but no one really talks about the #hard things, the #challenges, and the #failures that are a part of every success.

๐ƒ๐ข๐ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ค๐ง๐จ๐ฐ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ:
โœ” Uber: the ride-hailing giant faced numerous rejections, with some estimates suggesting they were turned down by ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ ๐ข๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฌ. Their disruptive business model and regulatory challenges made it difficult to gain early traction.

โœ” Airbnb: the online marketplace for lodging and experiences faced ๐ซ๐ž๐ฃ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ๐ซ๐จ๐ฆ ๐ข๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฌ ๐š๐ฉ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐ฑ๐ข๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ ๐ญ๐ข๐ฆ๐ž๐ฌ before securing funding. Initially, many investors doubted the idea of strangers renting out their homes.

โœ” Slack: the popular team communication platform experienced rejection from investors ๐š๐ซ๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽ ๐ญ๐ข๐ฆ๐ž๐ฌ. Many didn’t see the potential in the product, which has since become a staple in workplaces worldwide.

โœ” WhatsApp: multiple investors, including Facebook, rejected the messaging app that revolutionized mobile communication before finding support. WhatsApp’s founders faced skepticism about their ability to compete in an already crowded messaging market.


Mark Kalin

Achiever, Competition, Futuristic, Maximizer, Significance