No one likes to admit failure. The word represents defeat, disappointment and imperfection.
Rick Newman, the chief business correspondent at U.S. News & World Report, studied 12 successful, well-known people from various professions and determined that they all had one trait in common: failure.
These individuals suffered professional rejection, career setbacks and sometimes a debilitating blow to their self-confidence, but they all managed to rise above the challenges to attain greater success than they had ever imagined. Newman calls these individuals "rebounders" and he shares their struggles, hardships and remarkable comebacks in his new book "Rebounders: How Winners Pivot From Setback To Success."
In an interview with The Daily Ticker, Newman says readers of the book should view setbacks as a process, not defeat. He notes that eminent business leaders and scholars acknowledge failure cannot be avoided in life and often failure is what makes someone stronger and better able to deal with adversity and unwelcome detours.
Newman gives examples of famous people who "rebounded" from misfortune to resiliency, including:Read More »from From Failure To Success: What Steve Jobs, J.K. Rowling and Jack Bogle All Have in Common