If you’re a student in an online degree program who is managing work and family responsibilities, in addition to your educational pursuits, you know how difficult it is to stay the course.
History is replete with examples of people who persevered despite challenges and setbacks and succeeded. Undoubtedly, you’ve heard many of them.
Beethoven composed his most important works, such as the epic Symphony No. 9 including the “Ode to Joy” movement, during the last decade of his life, when he was deaf.
J.K. Rowling was a penniless, single mom when she wrote the first Harry Potter book on an old manual typewriter.
Walt Disney’s first animation company went bankrupt.
Colonel Sanders, a sixth-grade dropout, didn’t even start his entrepreneurial venture until he was 65.