The Rock was initially a football player, playing for the University of Miami. Later on, he played for the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League, and was cut two months into the 1995 season. The guys at the CFL simply told him he wasn’t good enough, he got kicked out. At that point of time, he was considered as an utter failure. He had to sleep in mattresses soaked with piss. 24 years of age, no job, no money. He had just 7$ to his name. Continue Reading
“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” ~ Michael Jordan.
How can I talk about motivation and not mention Michael Jordan? Jordan suffered his first set-back in his sophomore year when he was left out of the varsity basketball team. Reason? He was only 5’9” at that time. His taller classmate Leroy Smith had won the last spot on the team. Continue Reading
Diagnosed with advanced testicular cancer at the age of 25, doctors gave Lance Armstrong less than a 40 percent chance of recovery. Tumors were discovered in his lungs and stomach along with multiple lesions on the brain. Continue Reading