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4 Life Lessons from the Beatles

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

I've been doing a lot of research into The Beatles over the past two years, reading many books about 'the boys' and interviewing people who were friends back when things got cooking for them. The goal is a novel I'm working on where John, Paul, George and Ringo pop up now and again and I want it to be as accurate as possible, even for fiction.

When you really delve into how The Beatles were formed and how they came to be so successful, you see some patterns emerging, life lessons that might just work for the rest of us. So here goes -- my list of 4 key life lessons we can learn from The Beatles. 1. Never Doubt Yourself -- The Beatles were famously rejected by a Decca executive who told them "guitar groups" were fading fast. They were disappointed of course, but the boys were convinced the record execs were wrong and kept doing what they were doing, ultimately signing with Polydor where a guy named George Martin liked what he heard. A lot of people are going to doubt you in life -- it's human nature -- so never doubt yourself. Let others have that job.

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Source: Huffington Post

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