How have you made it? These are 9 quotes from highly successful people on their career transformations and how they got to be who they are today.
It’s both intriguing and inspiring to know how incredibly successful people got started. Intriguing, because we don’t really know how a CEO gets to be a CEO. Inspiring, because we find out that powerful people, like the rest of us, had to start somewhere.
When we’re in high school, people start asking us the dreadful question: What do you want to be when you grow up? Most of us don’t have a clear answer for that at such a young age. We’ve been told that unless we have a clear path and set specific goals ahead, we’ll get nowhere. But what if that wasn’t the only way to succeed?
We decided to gather a group of highly accomplished people from different backgrounds and interests. We wanted to talk with them about leadership, management and the state of their industry. In addition to this, there was one key question we wanted to ask: How did you know this is what you wanted to do?
Through a series of video interviews, LinkedIn Executive Editor Daniel Roth talked with nine Influencers about their careers, their personal and professional evolutions and the times when they thought they would not make it.
These Influencers describe their career transformations and share tips of advice for all of us who are still figuring out how to make it in business, and in life.
These are 9 outstanding quotes from people who have made it.
Go here to watch all the interviews: http://www.slideshare.net/LinkedInPulse/tagged/Crazy%20Good%20Career%20Advice
Go here to read the entire blog post: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20141203131739-30293285-the-crazy-good-career-advice-you-must-know-before-the-end-of-the-year