Paul and Clara Jobs were Steve Jobs’ foster parents. After his parents divorced, Mike Bezos raised Jeff Bezos. At the age of 65, Harland David Sanders started Kentucky Fried Chicken. In order to be world-class, you need to challenge yourself!
In his book ‘outliers,’ Malcolm Gladwell discusses the importance of taking advantage of any opportunity that comes your way.
In many cases, this is true, but it doesn’t mean the world will end or even begin with it, because “who helped the first man?”.
It is only natural that you would respond with something like, “God, slow down!”
As the founder of FoundersFund, Peter Thiel spoke about the possibility of a big portion of the world’s population being able to achieve despite not having as many opportunities as others.
His novel was built on this premise. Zero-to-one, the idea that anyone can become a world-class problem solver regardless of their background, chances, or experience if they’re willing to take a risk.
A poor youngster born in St. Petersburg, Russia, today serves as President of the United States of America in accordance with his works.
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling was born in poverty and on the edge of being homeless.
Albert Einstein was seen as intellectually incompetent, and he was even mocked for it. However, he has been inducted into the Science Hall of Fame.
Stephen Hawkings, Jay Z, Howard Schultz, and Jim Carrey are some of the people we could mention. There is a risk of losing track if we go on.
All of them, though, are world-class! One thing they all had in common was that they all set out on an adventure.
In order to make the most of your time, I dare you to go all out for an adventure today.