10 People Who Changed Careers And Succeeded

Just because you start your career in one profession DOES NOT mean you need to settle. Take a look at these people who followed their true passions and successfully changed their careers. And who knows, you might find that one job that’ll change everything for you on Monster.com. posted on

1. Before Julia Child became one of the most well-known chefs and cookbook authors of all time…

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…she was in fact an intelligence officer for the CIA!

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2. Before Josie Natori built her career as a successful fashion designer…

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…she was a VP of investment banking on Wall Street.

3. Before James McCann founded the mega flower business 1-800-FLOWERS…

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…he was helping out the community as a social worker.

4. Before Walt Disney succeeded at revolutionizing animation in movies…

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5. Before Andrea Bocelli decided to make a career off his natural-born talent of opera singing…

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6. Before Paul English became a travel expert by co-founding Kayak.com…

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7. Before Joy Behar look the leap to become successful in her comedy career…

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8. Before Nate Silver became one of the most well-known statisticians and a successful writer…

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9. Before John Hughes directed and created some of the most iconic teen films…

…he was a successful copywriter in advertising.

10. Before Howard Schultz dominated the coffee business as Starbucks’ CEO…

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