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“Don’t be fearful of failing. I’ve failed many times throughout my entire career and actually we learn through failing.”
“Don’t always worry about failing exams, you can always go back.” Ben has sat a lot of exams in his career but hasn’t always passed the first time around.
At 24, Mike went back to college to get his GCSEs and then continued his studies. Several years later, he got where he wanted to be.
After leaving film school, Dishad realised he still had a long way to go.
Lizzi faced received many rejections before getting a break, “The people who are rejecting you don’t know your skills…so I think you have to just keep on.”
After applying unsuccessfully to 300-500 law firms for a trainee position, Chantal went on to secure a training contract through a holiday placement.
Kelly wanted to be a radiographer but after having a daughter at 17 worked in childcare. She later went on to follow her dream and retrain as a radiographer.