Never give up: a success story

Quite a bit of the lucky ones who always know exactly what they want to do, and which is your favorite thing would have brought instant success. We all make mistakes, we all like happy accompanies the turns of life, as well as failures. However, how nice to hear stories that justice still prevails! In our today's review the history of the people who will sooner or later succeed, do not pass under the pressure of a succession of failures, failures and setbacks.

Never give up: a success story

Elvis Presley

Never give up: a success story

When Elvis Presley first appeared on the big stage - and it was the scene of one of the largest at the time the radio, Grand Ole Opry, which broadcast the concert live on - his speech, to put it mildly, did not cause enthusiasm. It was in October 1954, and the strange movement of the hips of a young man aroused deep indignation of the public. And after he performed the song "Blue Moon of Kentucky," said Elvis manual transmission will never come to them.

A little earlier this Elvis was trying to become part of the local gospelnogo quartet, but the boy refused, arguing that he did not know how to sing. Then the guy tried to audition for a local band, and the head was so disappointed abilities Elvis had told him in plain text to give up venture to become a singer and better concentrate on his work as a truck driver.

In that year, Elvis was so desperate that even though he had already been recorded songs, and they played on the radio, thinking to drop everything and surrender began to appear more and more often. Less than six months later, Elvis met Colonel Tom Parker, who considered the guy in the talent and potential, and helped "push" him to the world of show business.

Vincent Van Gogh

Never give up: a success story

For the life of Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,100 works, and this despite the fact that he began to draw a little more than ten years before his death. He did not consider himself a talented, and the lack of public interest in its work only contributed to his self-criticism and deepened his depression. Despite the incredible creative fecundity, preserved documents about the sale of his lifetime, only 14 works of the artist, and only one of them was sold for any substantial amount.

At the age of 37 years, Vincent had committed suicide, and not waiting for success. Just three years after his death among critics, artists, art critics and collectors began to grow the popularity of the works of Van Gogh. Now the cost of his works is estimated at hundreds of thousands of dollars. It is difficult to say whether there was interest in the work of Van Gogh initially due to the artist's death and Vincent just ahead of his time, and left without waiting in the wings, but anyhow, his work had a timeless impact on art of the 20th century.

Prince

Never give up: a success story

The singer Prince, who collected huge halls, as well as Elvis, faced in his career with a lack of understanding of the public. When invited The Rolling Stones singer performing the opening act for his show in 1981, the public is not something that is not happy, she openly booed artist. Prins shouting homophobic replica, throwing bottles at him and shouted, "Get off the stage!" The second round of the show was no better - and Prince had a face-to-face again meet with discontent hall.

50Cent

Never give up: a success story

Now 50Cent is one of the best-selling artists in the world, but the road to this success was full of errors, failures and even serious tragedies. Curtis Jackson grew up in a poor neighborhood of New York, at 12 years old he began selling cocaine, for which in 19 years has been arrested. After his release, career risky illegal drug dealer Curtis decided to change to a rap singer career under the pseudonym 50Cent. In 2000, he signed a contract with Columbia records, but the contract was canceled almost immediately: in the singer was shot 9 times, and the company decided to invest in this artist inappropriate. With the rejection of such a large company, expect to deal with other companies impossible. 50Cent went to Canada to complete work on their songs.

After Eminem heard these songs, the singer 50Cent invited to record an album under his own label. The album was later declared the loudest debut of the decade.

Elon Musk

Never give up: a success story

Now Elon Max has a huge state and it seems the flow of his ideas about how to improve life on earth does not dry out. It may seem that he always met with success, however, and in his way were failures and moments when it seemed that everything is in vain and everything is hopeless. In 1999 Musk co-founded X.com and PayPal, which is engaged in providing electronic money transfers. Due to internal differences the following year put aside Mask of the board of directors. After that SpaceX Elon organized the company to cut costs on flights into space. However, the first launch of the carrier rocket Falcon 1 ended with an accident. Now the rocket Falcon 9 has several times not only successfully run, but came back on the offshore platform.

Another of his company - Tesla - was supposed to solve the problem of energy resources by replacing fuel other resources. Elon has invested in this company, almost all the money earned from selling PayPal, but for the past 5 years, the company showed a net annual loss. The biggest losses were in 2015, amounting to about $ 900 million. In March 2017, the company sold 200,000 cars (Tesla does not use the services of dealers, selling directly directly to each customer), thus becoming the second largest producer of electric machines by sales of Renault after.