Are you familiar with the book, “Chicken Soup for the Soul”? If you’ve not had the pleasure of flipping through its pages, you’ve almost certainly heard its name echoing through popular culture. The inspiring anthology of life-affirming tales was created by Jack Canfield and Mark Hansen. It was the result of a shared dream, a friendship and a vision from the 80s.
The road to their success was not smooth. After three years spent crafting their book, they were met with an icy response: 144 publishers turned them down. However, these refusals couldn’t shake their profound faith in the potential of their creation.
Finally, their efforts began to bear fruit in 1992. Health Communications, a small publisher, made a huge leap of faith and began an amazing success story. These uplifting stories inspired and comforted readers around the world, resulting in a series of over 250 titles.
What’s the moral of this story?
Goals that are clearly defined and measurable help to create big dreams. But it’s not just about dreaming big; action and perseverance are vital when the going gets tough.
In this article, we’re going to delve into the intricate process of achieving your goals. (Spoiler: It’s a lot more…