In part one you had read some of the motivational story of three people Walt Disney, Aki Morita and Wright brothers. In part 2 you will know about two people Winston Churchill and Sydney Poitier.

Winston Churchill

People - careinfo.in“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm” quoted by Winston Churchill, Initially Winston Churchill struggles in school and failed his sixth grade. He was elected twice as the prime minister  of United Kingdome, but struggled during the cold period of politics between 1929 and 1933, when his party lost the election and he was never invited to occupy any post in the government. He also lost the general election in 1945, when he failed to convince the British populace of his strategies and plans. With advancing age and after having suffered several strokes after 1946, he continued to campaign and won the general elections in 1951 to become the prime minister of Britain. In 1955, he received the Nobel Prize for Literature for the book The Second World War.

Sydney Poitier

SPAt 17, Sydney Poitier, amongst American Cinema’s greatest legends, went to New York, did unskilled jobs, and slept in bus terminal toilet. He then had a brief stint in the army as a worker and performed menial jobs in harlem and New York. After his first audition, he was told by the casting director that Why don’t you stop wasting people’s time and go and become a dishwasher or something?’

Poitier decided to improve his accent and performance and dedicated the next six months to overcoming his failures. In his second attempt, he got accepted in a Broadway production and was given a small part in Lysistrata for which he got excellent reviews. In 1963, he became the first black man to win an Academy Award, for the movie Lilies of the Field for his role.

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