Did you know that Michael Jordan was cut from his school basketball team? And that Walt Disney was fired from a newspaper because he lacked imagination?

Just imagine if they gave up at the first hurdle and believed the criticism they received. While they may have still gone on to achieve a different type of success, it might not have been as glorious as the success they have experienced as a result of following their dreams.

The same goes for you.

In this 1-minute video, learn about some of the setbacks a few of the most successful people in history have received, and why you should keep shooting for the stars and striving for those big dreams, no matter how distant they seem.

When the going gets tough, do you have an invisible shield that blocks out any self-doubt and unhelpful criticism? If so, tell us how you do it and what stops you from giving up.

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