Mark Zuckerberg co-founded Facebook while he was still in college. In 2012 his wealth was estimated to be over $9 billion.
The Beatles were all in their early twenties when they became chart-topping millionaires.
Steve Jobs was 21 when he and Stephen Wozniak founded Apple.
These are the kinds of people who grab headlines, their admirers marveling at their meteoric rise at such tender age. And that’s cool. It’s sexy.
But what about the other 99.9% of us who didn’t do that?
Most folks find their place in the sun the usual way, plotting their careers as twenty-somethings, paying their dues, and finding some level of success as they work through the ranks. But what about the ones in their thirties, forties, and beyond who are still trying to figure out what they want to be when they grow up? The ones who worry they will never hit the target? Continue reading