When anyone finds out that I’m the founder of the Secret Society of Happy People, inevitably, I get one of two responses. The optimist can’t help but grin and often says, “How do I join?” The pessimist can’t help but get that frozen look on their face that poses the question, “Are you one of […]
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They say it’s never too late to be what you might have been. George Weiss is a perfect living example. The 84 year-old tinkerer has invented many useful items that have won rave reviews from friends and family, but were rejected by every company and investor. 80 inventions, 80 rejections.
“Everywhere I’d go I’d get rejected,” said George Weiss. “I just couldn’t get a foot in the door.”
But all that changed when a small company agreed to invest in a word game Weiss came up with called “Dabble,” which is now sold in 50 stores nationwide and won the 2011 Game of the Year Award from Creative Child Magazine. Way to go George! It’s a reminder to us all to never ever EVER give up!
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