KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) founder Colonel Harland Sanders was born in 1890 at Indiana, Kentucky and his profession as a cook was taught by his mother at his age of 7, and he is one of the Names of famous people in popular magazines today.
Harland lost his father at the age of 5 and had to take care of his two younger siblings.
Leaving his family at the age of 13, he had mixed success and failures through various professions.
More-than success, he was a failure of many professions and business such as,
- Lost 4 jobs when he was 17 years.
- At 18, he was a railroad conductor and failed.
- Later washed out from an Army job.
- Rejected from a law school.
- Failed from Insurance sales man job.
- At age 20, his wife left him, taking their baby daughter.
After facing lot more troubles in leading life, he joined as a cook and dishwasher in a small cafe, where he retired at the age of 65.
With all the failure paths throughout life, one thing he could stand better than others was his intelligence in cooking.
Started his own business with $87, bought and fried up chicken using his recipe and moved to sell at every door steps of his neighbors in Kentucky.
At his age of 88, Colonel Sanders Empire was worth millions and became a multi-billion dollar franchise.
Never give up..