Saturday, December 3, 2011

Success...- KFC Story

He was 65 years old when he received his first social security check of $99. He was broke, and owned a small house and a beat up car. He made a decision that he has got to change. The only idea he had was a chicken recipe, which his friends liked. With that idea in mind, he took massive action. He left his home in Kentucky and traveled to many states in the US to sell his idea. He told the restaurant owners that he had a chicken recipe that people liked and he was giving it to them for free. What he wanted in return was for the restaurant owners to pay him a small percentage on the pieces of chicken sold. He got rejections after rejections, but did not give up. In fact, he got over 1000 rejections. He got 1009 no’s before he got his first yes.

With that one success Colonel Harland Sanders changed the eating habits of the whole world with Kentucky Fried Chicken.


Age is no barrier to success, and so is capital.

What is needed is an idea put into action, followed with proper planning and persistency.

How many of us will keep knocking on doors when we have received 1000 rejections?

I presume not many!

This is why there are not many successes like Colonel Sanders.


"Any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day."

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