Age isn't always a factor in your success or failure. Consider
these famous examples:

  • Doe Counsilman swam the English Channel at age 58.

  • Edmund Hoyle, the writer of rules for many popular
    games was 70 years old when he started to compile
    his According to Hoyle rule book.

  • Grandma Moses started painting after arthritis ended
    her embroidery career when she was 80. In fact, more
    than 300 of her 1,500 paintings were completed after
    she turned 100.

  • President Ronald Reagan entered the political arena
    when he was 55 years old.

  • Julia Child did not cook her first meal until she was
    almost 40 and did not start her long-running television
    show until she was 50.

  • Colonel Harlan Sanders did not start Kentucky Fried
    Chicken until he was 66. He used his first social
    security check to fund it.

  • Laura Ingels Wilder, author of the classic Little House
    of the Prairie, published her first book when she was
    65.

  • Michelangelo was 71 when he painted the Sistine
    Chapel.

  • Albert Schweitzer, physician and humanitarian, was
    still performing operations at 89.

Use this inspiring story for workshops, training sessions,
staff meetings, personal development, or conference
regarding:
Too old?
Examples of late bloomers
Inspirational stories are great to illustrate
many points in workshops, coaching
sessions, or during personal reflection. To
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