Five years…260 weeks…1,820 days…2,620,800 minutes
What will you do with it? What could you do with it?
In five years Columbus opened up a whole new world by discovering the Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola, and North and South America.
In just under five years MichaelAngelo painted the Sistine Chapel.
In less than five years Shakespeare wrote “Hamlet,” “Othello,””King Lear,” “Macbeth” and five other immortal plays.
Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Louis Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein. – H. Jackson Brown Jr.
In 1961, Julia Child graduated from cooking school with a quirky idea for a TV show. Four years later she won an Emmy as Americas Favorite TV Chef.
Fired from their home improvement jobs, Arthur Blank and Bernie Marcus created a business model called Home Depot and went public with their idea. Just three years after losing their jobs, their annual sales were $1 billion.
At the age 30, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was living in a 500-square foot apartment. Five years later his net worth was $10 billion.