- Tebogo Ditshego applied for a job with a media agency
- The agency didn't hire him because he didn't have a car
- Tebogo started his own company and 6 years later, the agency contracted it
Tebogo Ditsego, CEO of the award-winning marketing and public relations agency Ditshego Media, has shared how he never gave up after failing to get a job.
Writing on Twitter, he said he applied for a job at a media agency in 2011. Although he succeeded in the interviews, he didn't get it because he didn't have a car.
Tebogo subsequently decided to start his own agency. Six years later, the company that turned him down contracted his agency.
In 2011, I applied for a job in an agency and after three interviews, they were impressed but didn't hire me because I didn't have a car.
I then started @DitshegoMedia. Six years later they contracted us to train their staff members. Never take failure as a reflection of your potential.
Tebogo's story inspired thousands of his followers. It was retweeted over 1,400 times and liked over 3,200 times.
See some of their reactions below.
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