Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Walt Disney, Colonel Sanders, J.K. Rowling, Charles Shultz and Gary Heavin make the list.
If at first you don't succeed ... you're in good company. It turns out that some of the world's most successful inventors, artists, and captains of industry had to rebound from epic failures before they made their millions.
NEWSWEEK takes a look at some of the people who put plenty of sweat—and probably a few tears—into ideas that initially failed, and how their efforts eventually paid off.
To read the full article, "Successful People Who Had Early Setbacks"
by McKay Coppins, click here.