Twenty-four years ago I sold water filters door to door.
Twenty-two years ago I had a real estate franchise.
Eighteen years ago I built an international distribution company.
Twelve years ago I led a turnaround for an educational software company.
Nine years ago I was president of a TV network.
Six years ago I became publisher of this magazine.
Three years ago I wrote a New York Times best-selling book.
Each venture was something I had never done before.
Every time I started something new, I had no prior education, experience or training. Every endeavor was a complete invention or required a massive reinvention.
Once upon a time people worked for one company and then retired with a pension. Later the strategy was to beef up their resumes by climbing the ladder of an industry, working for a few companies and then retiring on stock options.
Those success paths are gone.
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