Michael Jordon was cut from high school basketball team because of his “lack of skill”. But obviously we all know what a legendary figure he is.
Thomas Edison’s teacher told him he was too stupid to learn anything. He tried more than 9,000 experiments before he created the first successful light bulb.
Abraham Lincoln had 12 major failures before he was elected the 16th President of the United States of America.
They were not all that smart and talented, but they were freaking hardcore. So hardcore that they achieved what people didn’t think they could achieve.
And yea, I always feel very small when I’m with hardcorepreneurs. I have this irrational fear that they are going to snap at me because I’m not as hardcore as they are.
Unfortunately, hardcorepreneurs are hard to find.
If I have a choice, I don’t want to be smart. I want to be hardcore.I build Learnemy, an online marketplace that finds you the right instructors and classes in Singapore. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter