Today, Vincent Van Gogh is feted as one of the most famous artists ever, and his paintings sell for many million dollars, but he lived a deeply unhappy life, mired in extreme penury as no one appreciated or bought his work. Walt Disney declared bankruptcy and was rejected a record 300 times for his Disneyland concept!
For creative entrepreneurs and artists, it may seem like a hopeless journey, but as Oprah Winfrey famously said, ‘turn your wounds into wisdom’. Take inspiration from the words and stories of 12 creative icons who refused to give up.
12 Creatives Who Overcame Failure:
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