See any Multiplex/ Airport/ Railway station or any commercial place…..KFC RESTAURANT with the Brand Logo of OLD MAN WITH GLASSES APPEARS INVITING HUGE CHICKEN LOVERS ACROSS THE WORLD…….
Yes! That old man with glasses is Colonel Harland Sanders. He could easily be identified by his clean, crisp white suite, black string tie, and walking cane.
KFC Sanders a COMMON MAN TURNED LEGEND
Colonel Harland Sanders !!!! He is the great example of motivation. If you’re overwhelmed by rejection or discouraged by setbacks, remember the story of Colonel Harland Sanders. Fired from multiple jobs, ruined his legal career, was set back by the Great Depression, fires and World War II, yet still created one of the largest fast food chains in the world. Sanders wouldn’t let anything or anyone defeat him. We should all be more like Colonel Sanders.
KFC was founded by Colonel Harland Sanders, an entrepreneur who began selling fried chicken from his roadside restaurant in Corbin, Kentucky, during the Great Depression. Sanders identified the potential of the restaurant franchising concept, and the first “Kentucky Fried Chicken” franchise opened in Utah in 1952.
Colonel Harland Sanders has become a world-known figure by marketing his Kentucky Fried Chicken. The story of Colonel Harland Sanders is an example of how perseverance, dedication, and ambition along with hard work can create success regardless of your age.
CHIcKEN LOVERS MADE SANDERS A BILLIONAIRE
By 1964, Colonel Harland Sanders had 600 franchises selling his trademark chicken.. In 1976, the Colonel was ranked as the world’s second most recognizable celebrity.
IF WE SEE THE SUCCESS OF KFC SANDERS…NO COUNTRY WILL PRESCRIBE AGE LIMITS TO ANY THING !
It’s amazing how the man started at the age of 65, when most retire, and built a global empire out of fried chicken. It’s never too late to build your dream.
SANDERS BRAND AMBASSADOR OF FAILURES AT FIRST
* At age 5 Sanders father died…. At age 16 he quit school….. At age 17 he had already lost four jobs……. At age 18 he got married and joined the army and washed out there. Sanders was born in 1890 in Henryville, IN. When he was six years old, his father passed away leaving Sanders to cook and care for his siblings. In seventh grade, he dropped out of school and left home to go work as a farmhand. Already turning into a tough cookie.
*At 16, he faked his age to enlist in the United States army. After being honourably discharged a year later, he got hired by the railway as a labourer.
KFC SANDERS AT ONE TIME THOUGHT TO KIDNAP HIS BABY
*At age of 20 sanders “s wife left him and took their baby. Sanders at one time planned to kidnap his own baby ..Later he became a cook in a small cafe and convinced his wife to return home.
* At age 65 he retired. He felt like a failure and decided to commit suicide. He sat writing his will, but instead, he wrote what he would have accomplished with his life and thought about how good of a cook he was.
*One of the most amazing aspects of his life is the fact that when he reached the age of sixty-five, after running a restaurant for several years, Harland Sanders found himself penniless.
KFC SANDERS 1009 TIMES REJECTED …
- Sanders tried to franchise his restaurant. but his recipe was rejected 1,009 times before anyone accepted it. Sander’s “secret recipe” was coined “Kentucky Fried Chicken”, and quickly became a hit. However, the booming restaurant was crippled when an interstate opened nearby so Sanders sold it and pursued his dream of spreading KFC franchises & hiring KFC WORKERS all across the country.
KFC SANDERS LATER TURNED AS BILLIONAIRE AND BRAND AMBASSADOR OF GRAND SUCCESS AT THE AGE OF 65 !!!!!!
After years of failures and misfortunes, Sanders finally hit it big. KFC expanded internationally and he sold the company for two million dollars ($15.3 million today).
SANDERS PICTURE INVITES ALL CHICKEN FAVOURITES IN HIS KFC RESTAURANTS
Even today, Sanders remains central in KFC’s branding and his face still appears in their logo. His goatee, white suit and western string tie continue to symbolize delicious country fried chicken all over the world.
There were around 6,000 KFC locations in 48 countries. By 2013, there were an estimated 18,000 KFC locations in 118 countries.
KFC HARLAND SANDERS……HE DEFEATED AGE. HE DEFEATED FAILURES… HE DEFEATED DEPRESSION …
In 1952 at the age of 65, when most people are looking at slowing down and retiring, Harland David Sanders began Kentucky Fried Chicken.
Whether you like KFC or not, the story of Colonel Harland Sanders is truly amazing. This story is inspirational because it’s an example of how perseverance, dedication, self confidence and ambition along with hard work can create success; regardless of your age. Colonel Sanders has become a world-known figure by marketing his “finger lickin’ good” Kentucky Fried Chicken.
LOOK AT KFC SANDERS ….HE PROVED THAT SUCCESS HAS NO LIMITATIONS…NO AGE LIMITS…ULTIMATELY, VIGOROUS HARD WORK WITH PERSUASION WILL OVERCOME ANY CHALLENGES!!!