Howdy friends, Today i am going to share Success Story of KFC which tell us there is no age for success, age is just a number.
Success Story of KFC
This is the story of Colonel Sanders founder of KFC Restaurants. Colonel Harland David Sanders was born in Henryville Indiana on September 9, 1890.
At the age of 5 his father died.
At the age of 16 he quit school.
At the age of 17 he had lost 4 jobs.
At the age 18 he got married.
Between Age 18 to 22
He was working as a railroad conductor.
He joined the army and was washed out.
Applied for law school and was rejected.
He became an insurance sales agent and failed Again.
At age 19, he became father.
At age 20, his wife left him and took their baby daughter.
He became a cook and a dishwasher at a small cafe.
He failed in an attempt to kidnap his own daughter and eventually convinced his wife to return home.
At the age of 65 he retired.
He received a check of $105. He decided to commit suicide. He sat under a tree writing his will but instead he wrote, what he would have Accomplished with his life. There was much more that he had not done. There was one thing he could do better than anyone he knew.
That was Cooking
He borrowed $87 to buy a fryer and his recipe’s ingredients. He lived on his unique chickens recipe trying to sell it door to door to his neighbors in Kentucky, as well as to license it to restaurants. He was rejected yet again 1,009 times from the restaurants he tried to license his recipe to. Then 1010th restaurant gave him yes moment.
KFC was born
At 88 COlonel Sanders became a multi-billionaire and KFC the second biggest food empire. Now KFC has over 20,000 location in 123 countries. Colonel Sanders died on December 16,1980 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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