3 communicators who have capitalized on their own failures

Public relations is a challenging profession. Here are examples of how to turn a misstep into motivation.

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For success as a brand manager, resilience and persistence are key.

Not every marketer, entrepreneur or communicator creates something meaningful on the first try—but failure can lead to great things. To help you understand how to find success after error, here are examples of leaders who didn’t give up.

Walt Disney

Although he founded a widely recognized brand, his success wasn’t immediate. The film producer was once fired from his job as a newspaper editor for not having enough imagination. If he hadn’t been fired—and challenged to hone his creativity—he might not have built a brand that many PR and marketing pros strive to emulate.

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“If you can dream it, you can do it. Remember that this whole thing started with a dream and a mouse.”—Walt Disney

Steve Jobs

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