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TOO LATE TO LEARN? Late Bloomers Who Succeeded Despite Their Age by Anna Vital ................... 0 before learning V o A v --------------- o started learning ................ .. success Joseph Conrad Paul Cezanne English writer painter until 20 spoke no English until 20 never painted Sylvester Stallone J.K. Rowling Rocky Marciano actor writer boxer (undefeated) until 24 only had adult film roles until 23 taught school until 20 never boxed H; H“ @— Vincent Van Gogh Alan Rickman Reid Hoffman painter actor startup entrepreneur until 27 did not paint. only drew until 28 had no film roles until 30 never started companies 49 Vera Wang Martha Stewart Julia Child wedding dress designer home decorator The French Chef until 39 only wrote about fashion until 35 did no home decorating until 30 knew no French cuisine 40 48 45 Dave McClure Momofuku Ando Grandma Moses angel investor instant noodle inventor painter until 40 did no investing until 48 sold salt. was in Jail until 78 never painted IT’S NEVER ' TOO LATE TO LEARN Fauia Singh marathon runner until 89 thought marathons were 96 kilometers These people were chosen based on their lack '1‘” Funders and Founders of apparent talent earlier in life and their extraordinary success based on that same talent much later in life illustrated by https://inspirational.ly

TOO LATE TO LEARN? Late Bloomers Who Succeeded Despite Their Age By Anna Vital ................... 0 Before Learning V O A V --------------- O Started Learning ................ .. Success Joseph Conrad Paul Cezanne English Writer Painter Until 20 Spoke No English Until 20 Never Painted Sylvester Stallone J.K. Rowling Rocky Marciano Actor Writer Boxer (undefeated) Until 24 Only Had Adult Film Roles Until 23 Taught School Until 20 Never Boxed H; H“ @— Vincent Van Gogh Alan Rickman Reid Hoffman Painter Actor Startup Entrepreneur Until 27 Did Not Paint. Only Drew Until 28 Had No Film Roles Until 30 Never Started Companies 49 Vera Wang Martha Stewart Julia Child Wedding Dress Designer Home Decorator The French Chef Until 39 Only Wrote About Fashion Until 35 Did No Home Decorating Until 30 Knew No French Cuisine 40 48 45 Dave McClure Momofuku Ando Grandma Moses Angel Investor Instant Noodle Inventor Painter Until 40 Did No Investing Until 48 Sold Salt. Was In Jail Until 78 Never Painted IT’S NEVER ' TOO LATE TO LEARN Fauia Singh Marathon Runner Until 89 Thought Marathons Were 96 Kilometers These People Were Chosen Based On Their Lack '1‘” Funders And Founders Of Apparent Talent Earlier In Life And Their Extraordinary Success Based On That Same Talent Much Later In Life Illustrated By