The story of Lupita Nyong’o is a motivating one. IMDB‘s mini biography of the Oscar-winning actress reads:
In our society we often glorify the people who have a long list of accomplishments after their name. We look up to those who are wealthy, have power, and have achieved what we often times only dream of. Yet what we decline to see is the hard work, the sweat, the tears, the sleepless nights, and the countless failures that usually comes before and with that success. To illustrate, let us take a look at four well-known people who either failed at something or were rejected before they became successful.
Disneyland is one of the most fascinating and fun places on Earth because its creator, Walt Disney, believed that all his dreams could come true if he had the courage to pursue them. The original ideas of Walt Disney propelled him to greatness. It didn’t start out with High School Musical or Hannah Montana, but with a dream and a mouse.