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.