Carrie became a best-selling book and a successful movie, and King’s ensuing books have sold more than 350 million copies, with myriad others being made into profitable television and film projects.Another story often told in motivational training exercises is of being cut from his high school’s varsity basketball team.
After that setback, Jordan once noted, he went on to experience failure throughout his playing days. At one point during his amazing career, he reckoned he had missed more than 9,000 shots, lost almost 300 games, and on 26 occasions missed what would have been a game-winning shot.
And that doesn’t even count the disastrous attempt at a baseball career.“I have failed over, and over, and over again in my life,” Jordan said in a memorable Nike commercial. “And that is why I succeed.” The six-time NBA champion was voted Most Valuable Player five times and used his on-court success to .The game is different, but the process is the same for becoming successful when selling or in the face of .“The first realization is there’s no magic bullet for closing every deal,” says Hopkins, who first cut his sales teeth in real estate. “Sometimes you know you have to walk away empty-handed.Read more on success.com