Ideas are the backbone to creation. We need them in order to advance! Shaun Pulfrey, creator of Tangle Teezer, knows a thing or two about rejection.
Pulfrey was rejected by investors on the UK television show, Dragon’s Den. A former London hairdresser, Pulfrey went on the show to capture an investment in his company, only to be turned down.
“The Tangle Teezer was written off as a waste of time by tough UK Dragons’ Den judges, but the spurned inventor may now sell his detangling brush business for £200 million (NZ$370 million).”
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Now, nine years later, his brushes are being exported to 60 countries and has even been endorsed by celebrities. If he sells his company, he could become a millionaire! Just because someone else believes your idea is a failure doesn’t mean you won’t find success!
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