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Persistence Quiz

Persistence Quiz

Naked Leader Week 878 –  29 June 2020

Time to play: 1 minute

  1. Dropped in 1947 by Twentieth Century-Fox after one year under contract because she was “unattractive.”
  2. Name the teacher who bullied a young boy, telling him he was “useless” etc. – the boy now owns a successful chain of pubs, named after said teacher.
  3. Was demoted from her job as a news anchor because she “Wasn’t fit for television”. 
  4. Aged 11 dropped from his school football team and told because of his growth hormone deficiency he would never be a footballer. 
  5. He wasn’t able to speak until he was 4 years old and his teachers told him he would “never amount to much”. 
  6. Rejected by Decca Recording Studios, who said “We don’t like their sound and they have no future in show business”. 
  7. Had her first book rejected “loads” of times and was told “magic books don’t sell”.
  8. Fired from several newspapers for lacking imagination and having no original ideas.

With my love and best wishes



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David Taylor and Clair Carpenter – virtual event at The London Business Forum

How to be successful by being yourself – remove the imposter syndrome

Tuesday 15 September 2020 – 9.30am to 11.30am

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