Nov 28, 2014

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5 People Who Prove You CAN Pursue Multiple Opportunities

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There’s no straight path to success. Need proof? Just look at serial entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Mark Cuban, Sheldon Adelson, Eric Lefkofsky, and Elon Musk’s career trajectories.

“Virgin Empire founder Richard Branson’s first job was selling Christmas trees. NBA Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban’s first job was selling garbage bags. Las Vegas Sands Corporation CEO Sheldon Adelson’s first job was selling newspapers. Groupon co-founder Eric Lefkofsky’s first job was selling carpets. And Elon Musk, the founder of Telsa Motors and PayPal, started his working life writing video games.”–via Entrepreneur.com

This fantastic infographic from FundersAndFounders.com demonstrates how juggling multiple opportunities and bouncing from one BIG idea to another may actually multiply your chances for success. But beware: multiple opportunities and pursuits may require you to divide your time and attention.

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Tanisha Love Ramirez

Tanisha Love Ramirez

Tanisha is the Managing Editor at NEW LATINA, and a social commentary and pop-culture writer/blogger from New York City. She studied Sociology and Women's Studies at Bowdoin College, where she developed a strong interest women's issues and community advocacy. Tanisha has written for the Bowdoin Orient and has interned at BUST Magazine and Jezebel.com.

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