144339543 “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ~Thomas Edison

I was recently invited to participate in The Most Marketable Skills campaign by Bob Clary, the Community Manager at Webucator. This is my belated reply to his invitation…

What drove Ted Geisel to endure the rejection of 27 publishers, and still get up the next day and send a manuscript to the 28th under the pen name, Dr. Seuss?

What pushed Bethany Hamilton back into the ocean to win a surfing championship just two years after getting her arm ripped off by a shark?

What made Franklin–a partially paralyzed man in a wheelchair–believe he could become President of the United States during the Great Depression?

What caused a molested runaway, who got pregnant at 14 and lost her baby shortly after giving birth, to rise above such unspectacular beginnings to become one of the richest, most influential figures in the world, whose iconic name, Oprah, is one of the most recognized names on the planet?

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