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From Failure to Success
Failure is something that we all face in our lives. I’ve sure had my (1) _____ I remember that by the mid 1990s, I had worked myself all the way from a sales person to Marketing Director of a thriving company only to discover that I really did not like that position.
So I did something radical. I decided (2) _____ that very secure job and start my own advertising based business. It was an original idea in an industry I was very familiar with - a business magazine mailed to local business owners around my community. A great idea plus my hard work ethic would work, I was sure.
... and couldn’t continue on a regular (4) _____.
The bottom line was that we eventually (5) _____ out of money. Then, on top of having to close down the magazine, we even had to sell our car just to pay postage for the last mailing!
I was devastated ... my dream had died. I remember how depressed I was. I had no job, no money, and worst of all - a seriously damaged sense of confidence. Maybe, that’s where you are now. It took another two months for me to hit the real bottom when I had to sell our earthquake preparedness kit to buy some food...we were that (6) _____.