15 Career Lessons From Elon Musk, Warren Buffett, Sara Blakely and Other Successful Founders

The lessons these founders can teach you - and how to apply them to your own career.
15 Career Lessons From Elon Musk, Warren Buffett, Sara Blakely and Other Successful Founders
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It’s easy for it to seem like everything Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Sara Blakely touches turns to gold. And it’s true that each has been incredibly successful in their respective industries. But every one of those founders had to start somewhere, and success is never guaranteed — even for billionaires. 

Related: 61 Books Elon Musk Thinks You Should Read

The internet is full of career advice from successful people, but overseeing a multi-billion-dollar empire is different than managing a small business. So, Resume.io took career advice from someof the world’s most successful founders and distilled it down to the following pro tips that can apply  to your own career, whether you’re just starting out or already up and running.

Related: Do You Get More Sleep Than Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Winston Churchill?

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