In relation to my column yesterday, I read a story today about Harry S Truman. He ran a clothing that store that went bankrupt. After that bankruptcy, he made the jump to politics which led him to win the highest office in the land - when many naysayers said he could never win a Presidential election. I wondered if there were other people who were fired and now live a better life because of it, so I went to Google and did some poking around.
For the full story, visit: http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-2901-NY-Business-Strategies-Examiner~y2009m6d10-Famous-and-fired