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50 MEGA-SUCCESSFUL people…. who failed at first

Posted in Motivational with tags , , , , on October 13, 2010 by HaZiQ aLi

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that guy up there.. Thomas Edison, famously said “I didn’t fail 1,000 times (on the way to creating the first light bulb).. i successfully found 1,000 ways that didn’t work..”

In one of my songs i talk about how
“You really aint in Hell til u decide to quit/
the crowd cant tell, it just looks like part of the trick/
it’s all about ya bounce back- man everybody slip…/
Theres a way to play the hand no matter what cards you get..”

Most of the ones on top today got there after going thru failure after failure. If you want to get to the promised land- u gonna have to cross the Red Sea. More often than not, those who history best remembers were faced with numerous obstacles that forced them to work harder and show more determination than others. Did you know Drake went broke putting all his money into the “replacement girl” the (hot-axx) single he had with Tre Songz, waaaay before all the lil Wayne collabos?? Next time you’re feeling down about your failures in college or in a career, keep these fifty other famous people in mind and remind yourself that sometimes failure is just the first step towards success.
Business Gurus

These businessmen and the companies they founded are today known around the world, but as these stories show, their beginnings weren’t always smooth.

BUSINESS GURUS
1) Henry Ford: While Ford is today known for his innovative assembly line and American-made cars, he wasn’t an instant success. In fact, his early businesses failed and left him broke five time before he founded the successful Ford Motor Company.
2) R. H. Macy: Most people are familiar with this large department store chain, but Macy didn’t always have it easy. Macy started seven failed business before finally hitting big with his store in New York City.
3) F. W. Woolworth: Some may not know this name today, but Woolworth was once one of the biggest names in department stores in the U.S. Before starting his own business, young Woolworth worked at a dry goods store and was not allowed to wait on customers because his boss said he lacked the sense needed to do so.
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8 tips on creating an army to market for you..

Posted in Business, MusicBusinessJewels with tags , , , , on October 5, 2010 by HaZiQ aLi

Let’s face it; if you go at marketing alone, you’ll have a monumental, if not impossible job ahead of you. Even the New York Times bestselling authors need people to help them get the word of their book out. That’s what we are talking about when we say “an army of people to help you market.” How do we find people willing to be our spokespeople and tell the world about us or our project? Below are 8 ways you can start to build your own marketing army…

1. Put out a great piece of work. If you want people excited about sharing your work with the world, then you need to put the work in!!! If you are going to jump in the same arena, treat your book like the professionals would. Rewrite, rework, and revise over and over until you know it’s as professional as you can get it. If you don’t know how to do this, learn. Take a class, read multiple how-to books, seek professional help. This is not the project you want to treat like amateur’s night at the Improv. If you want it to go anywhere, then put in the elbow grease to make it as polished as you can possibly make it.

2. Start from your inner circle. Once you take the plunge and put your work out there for all to see, contact your inner circle of friends, family, co-workers, and other relationships to help you get the word out. Encourage them to send e-mails, blog posts, letters, phone calls, and anything else they can possibly think of to tell others about you. These should be your most ardent supporters, but don’t get discouraged if they all don’t climb on board with you right away. Welcome to human nature. Even our closest relationships have good intentions but are sometimes hard to stir into action. Just keep at them; you will be surprised with what a little patience can accomplish.

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