The road to success is not straight. There is a curb called failure, a loop called confusion, speed bumps called friends, red lights called enemies, caution lights called family, you will have flats called jobs. But if you have a spare called determination, an engine called perseverance, insurance called faith and a driver called belief, you will make it to a place called success.
“Ornery in the best of times, Jobs became particularly so when it became clear that all three Pixar endeavors- hardware, software, and animated content- were losing money. ‘I’d get these plans, and in the end I kept having to put in more money,’ he recalled. He would rail, but then write the check. Having been ousted at Apple and flailing at NeXT, he couldn’t afford a third strike.” (An excerpt from the biography titled Steve Jobs by Walter Issacson)
Have you ever felt like you couldn’t afford a third strike?