Before They Were Prez: Job Tips from Our Founding Fathers
Nealeigh Mitchell, Steve Berman, Saunders Moore | NonProfitPeople
February 16, 2010
Prior Experience: Postmaster, Business Owner, and Wrestler
Later he was appointed town postmaster where it’s said he touted the worst efficiency record in the county. After getting into law school on the second go-round, Abe started on his rocky political path toward losing eight elections before he became the 16th President.
Moral of the story: Dust yourself off and try again. If you’re not sure what you want to do or where to find a job, just jump in. As soon as you try a few things, you’ll not only gain confidence and experience, but likely, a better sense of direction for the rest of your career.
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