The founder of Huffington post rejected by 36 publishers but carried on | Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, author and all-round journalistic powerhouse, has revealed to Business Insider the best career advice she’s ever received.

She was tempted to switch career paths after getting rejected by 36 different major publications for her second book. Despite her setback, Arianna found the resilience to carry on through the wise words of her Mother:

“Failure is not the opposite of success; it is a stepping stone towards it.“

She is now the author of a whopping 15 books including bestsellers Thrive and The Sleep Revolution and the founder of one of Huffington Post estimated to be worth over $300 million as well as several boards such as Uber or The Centre of Integrity.