Failure to Success: Bill Gates & Claude Monet

Bill Gates


When Bill Gates was starting off he didn’t seem like he would be much of a success. After all, he dropped out of Harvard. After dropping out, he started a business with Paul Allen called Traf-O-Data. This business later failed, but Gates did not get deterred. He and Paul eventually went on to open the ever successful business of Microsoft.


Claude Monet


When Monet was alive, his artwork was ridiculed by the artistic elite that went by the name of the Paris Salon. Even though his art was ridiculed, he held onto his impressionist style and this style eventually became popular. His artwork is also believed to have been a great help in ushering modern changes to art. His paintings are now sold for millions of dollars and can be found is some of the most prestigious places.