Yes, Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook at 19. But Charles Flint launched IBM at 61. While Hollywood may love the story of the college kid who starts a billion-dollar business out of his dorm room, that’s only one story. For many, life as an entrepreneur begins much later.
When it comes to launching a business, what a person may lack in youthful energy comes back multiplied in experience. Reid Hoffman started the ultra-popular career networking site LinkedIn when he was 36; Sam Walton started Wal-Mart when he was 44; and Joseph Campbell started Campbell Soup when he was 52.
Have a look at the two infographics below. Be inspired. And stop counting the grey hairs on your head.
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