Believe in Yourself

I am going to tell you an inspired story, it relates to a successful businessman about his struggle and then how he becomes successful. Now, he owns a large emperor. Let’s start:

He was born in a small village in Japan. His family was poor; they all lived in a small house and have very little money. When he was only 9 years old, he left school and started walking in a small shop to support his family. He used to get up every day before sunrise and started his day with clean the store, run errands and also look after the children for his employer.

Some Years later, destiny showed him a new path and he got a job in an electricity company. There he got interested in light bulbs and sockets. In night, he started learning and experimenting on his own. One day, he made an improved version in light socket all by himself. He got very excited and showed it to his boss but his boss was not impressed and said such a product will never work.

Even though he was rejected, He believed in his idea. He wanted to do something, on his own and start his own company. He asked his friends, they told him that he could not do it. He cannot quit his job and start his own company. He has no experience, very little money and hardly well educated. Still he believed in yourself, so he took a big decision when he turned 22.

He quit his permanent job and started his own small manufacturing company. He and his wife started making sockets in their small house. They both went to door to door selling it but no shop owner was interested, they did not get any orders. Months passed by and still they were not able to sell their product. He sold his furniture and borrowed money to survive a little longer.

Many days he thought ‘I will give up and go back to my job’. But in the morning as the sun rose, he was out on the streets looking for orders surviving for one more day. Then came a time, he was almost bankrupt and just when he was closest to giving up his dream. When a miracle happened in his life, he received a major order of 1000 pieces from anywhere.

Now, 100 years after that first major order of 1000 pieces, his company, now has over 250000 employees with annual sales of more than $65 billion. His company products are now sold across the world. All this was possible by a man with no education and no money. All he had was a belief in himself. His name is ‘Konosuke Matsushita’.  The company he started in his small house is now known as ‘Panasonic’ worldwide.

“Success is about your self-confidence and will power, it does not depend on how educated you are or how much money you have.”

So, if you too are in pursuit of success, just have self confidence in yourself, when nothing is left, when you are also desperate, just wait for a miracle that will change your life forever because this miracle is the result of your will power.

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