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John Legend: Success Through Effort

Musician John Legend speaks with Khan Academy about his personal success and how he persevered through a ton of rejection. He believes that talent is overrated and that mastery and being tenacious is the real kicker to get you where you aspire to go.

Kevin Durant MVP Acceptance Speech

>Dear Mom, “We weren’t supposed to be here. You made us believe. You kept us off the street, put clothes on our backs, food on...

Rags To Riches Stories: The Ultimate List

Rags to riches stories are the epitome of the "American Dream," they're what makes success look so enticing, and what make movies such as...

Famous Failures: 100 Failures Who Became Famous

These famous failures never understood the word 'no' as they pushed humanity forward by failing forward. They listened to the voice within over the noisy world.

Snoop Dogg And Asap Rocky – Closing The Gap

Veteran Snoop Dogg gives freshman Asap Rocky some killer advice that worked for himself regarding closing the gap on people who bring you down.

Gugu Mbatha‑Raw and Amma Asante’s Inspiring “Belle” Interview

Gugu Mbatha‑Raw and Amma Asante discuss on OWN about how we all struggle with fitting in, finding confidence and being able to truly express confidence.

DJ Khaled – Never Surrender

DJ Khaled sits with Ellen to talk about never giving in or surrendering to failure but to keep striving with positivity and belief in our dreams.

How Many Times Was Chicken Soup For The Soul Rejected?

Jack Canfield, author of Chicken Soup For The Soul, persevered through an enormous amount of rejections to bring his vision into a real life thing.