Having a bad day, week, year? Keep your chin up because, according to JK Rowling, the path to success rarely does come easily.
JK Rowling’s 2008 Harvard Commencement speech, ‘The Fringe Benefits Of Failure and The Importance Of Imagination’, has become iconic.
The author’s career, as we know, has gone from strength to strength, and she’s even penning a new movie based on one of Harry’s Hogwarts textbooks. But things weren’t always so easy for Rowling.
Hear her explain the virtues of failure and be cheered, because ‘personal happiness lies in knowing that life is not a check-list of acquisition or achievement.’ And she would know – she’s living her dream.