译者: 爱尔兰UCD 赖小琪
There was a man who had undergone numerous failures in his life. But he said, “One success is enough for me!”
When he was five years old, his father died of illness without leaving him any property. Since then, his mother worked outside while he had to stay at home and take care of his siblings. He learnt cooking since then.
When he was twelve, his mother married another man. His step-father treated me strictly and often beat him when his mother was away.
When he was fourteen, he dropped out from school and began his life of roving
When he was sixteen, he lied about his age to participate in the expedition. During the voyage, he was terribly seasick and deported back to his home ahead of time.
When he was eighteen, he married a girl, who, however, sold out all his properties and went back to her home several months after their marriage.
When he was twenty, he changed his job from electrician to ferry staff to railway worker. All his jobs were tough for him.
When he was thirty, he did a sales work in an insurance company. But before long, he fell out with his boss due to the bonus problems.
When he was thirty-one, he learnt law by himself and began working in law with the encouragement of his friends. But in a trial, he fight with the litigant on court.
When he was thirty-two, he was out of work and led a tough life.
When he was thirty-five, misfortune again befell on him. When he was driving across a huge bridge, the steel ropes along the edge of the bridge were broken and he fell into the river with his car. He suffered such severe injuries that he could no longer continue his job of promoting tires.
When he was forty, he opened a gas station in a town. However, he came into dispute because he beat his rivalries due to the billboard hanging problems.
When he was forty-seven, he divorced his second wife, which had deeply stricken his three children.
When he was sixty-one, he campaigned for a senator but failed at last.
When he was sixty-five, his on-growth restaurant was dismantled by the government due to road renovating. He was compelled to sell out all his facilities at a very low price.
When he was sixty-six, he made a living by promoting his chicken-frying technics to various restaurants in different places
When he was seventy-five, he felt powerless to maintain his company, so he transferred his brand and patent to others. The new owner suggested giving him ten thousand stock shares as part of the purchasing price. But he turned down the suggestion. Later the price of the stocks of the company soared and he lost the chance of being a billionaire.
When he was eighty-three, he opened another fast-food restaurant but fell into a lawsuit due to trademark and patent issues.
When he was eighty-eight, he achieve great success and became well-known to the whole world.
He was exactly the founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken, Ha Lunde • Sandoz. He often said, “People always complain about the bad weather. Actually the weather is not bad at all. As long as you are optimist and confident all the time, you will have a good weather everyday.”