This young man bought an animation studio Laugh-O-Gram, but that had to fold up too. Recommended By Colombia Another young man faced the disappointment of being the only one of 24 applicants who failed to get a job at KFC. Neither could he get into Harvard in all the 10 times he applied. And his first two ventures met with failure. Do these stories spell failure? Seemingly so. But they were precursors to gamechanging success — and both the young men went on to become iconic business leaders in their respective industries. The first was none other than Walt Disney, whose animation films and studios created and defined a genre. The second is Jack Ma, whose blockbuster e-commerce company Alibaba’s $150-billion IPO was the largest offering for a US-listed company in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. Click here to read more