“If you want to succeed, you have two choices: (1) fall victim to worry and self-doubt or (2) get better at dealing with inevitable setbacks and make friends with the unknown,” states Melody Wilding, writing for Forbes. She made this statement in her article about entrepreneur Gary Nealon, who went from bankruptcy to building multiple multimillion-dollar businesses.
While your goals are likely a bit more humble than becoming a captain of business, everyone can learn something from Gary Nealon’s story. In fact, if we look at many self-made millionaires, very few got there without experiencing some major obstacles and bumps in the road. Ultimately, it is how we face these challenges that will define us and determine our final destination.