The AHA Moment

HOW PEOPLE REALIZE WHAT TO DO IN LIFE:

  1. Caresse Crosby (founder of bra): At 19,  Couldn’t Fix her bust into a corset
  2. Steve Jobs (Apple founder): At 20, Wanted a computer interface as pretty as the calligraphy on his college campus posters
  3. Bill Gates (Microsoft founder): At 20, Realized he needed to sell his product before he made it
  4. IngVar Kampard (Ikea founder): At 22, Couldn’t Fit a Table in his car so he took the legs off
  5. Brad Pitt (Actor): At 23, Saw that Graduating matters less than being an actor ( 2 weeks after graduation)
  6. Ben Silbermann (pinterest founder): At 27, Made 50  versions of the same picture grid
  7. Nick Woodman (GoPro founder): At 27, Went surfing and could not take pictures of himself
  8. Brian Chesky( Airbnb Founder): At 27, Rented his air mattress and made cash
  9. Sara Blackely ( Spanx founder) : At 29, While selling fax machines discovered slimming underwear
  10. Samuel Morse (Telegraph Inventor): At 34, Found his wife dead because her letter reached him too late
  11. Jan Koom (WattsApp founder): At 37,  Couldn’t afford to call his father in Ukraine
  12. Dietrich Mateschitz (RedBull founder): At 40, Tried a local drink in Thailand to help with jet-lag
  13. Donald Fisher (Gap Founder): At 40, Couldn’t find a store selling jeans that fit well
  14. Chip Wilson (Lululemon founder): At 42, Noticed many women do yoga, but have no special pants to wear
  15. Momofuku Ando (Instant noodle inventor)At 47, Saw people lining up for soup on a cold day

The AHA Moment

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