Everybody faces doubt—even car companies and superstar athletes. In fact, since entering the spotlight, both LeBron James and Kia Motors have faced high levels of skepticism and undue criticism. Despite all that, 2016 was a milestone year for LeBron and Kia. He brought home the championship he promised Cleveland with one of the greatest comebacks in sports history. In turn, Kia introduced its strongest lineup ever, a fleet of vehicles full of quality, luxury, and driving ease. And even though both have faced enormous doubt along the way, they’ve embraced it, dealt with it, and used it to fuel their individual successes.