Listening to the success stories of celebrities is always inspiring. Several celebrities didn’t have it easy before becoming famous. Today, we will learn about some who had jobs related to the logistics industry before hitting success and achieving their goals.
- Jennifer Aniston: This famous actress was once a bike messenger at the age of 19, working in the crowded streets of New York to support her career auditions. She recalls that working as a bike messenger was the most challenging job of her life, frequently involving intimidating dooring incidents.
- Steve Carell: This actor worked as a mail carrier in 1985 in Massachusetts; it was right after college that he was focused on earning money to head to Chicago to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. But it only lasted seven months because his boss told him he was not good for the job and quit.
- Liam Neeson: This famous actor dropped out of university in the early 1970s and worked as a forklift driver for Guinness Brewery in his hometown. He used to tell his coworkers he had ambitions to become an actor. Finally, it was his mentor who inspired him to pursue acting.
- Elvis Presley: After graduating high school in 1953, this famous singer worked as a tuck driver for Crown Electric. He pursued a music career while driving, and a musician told him to stick to truck driving as he could never make it as a singer. He used to write and compose his poems and songs in his truck.
- Abraham Lincoln was the only president who served as a postmaster in New Salem, Illinois, from 1833 to 1836. He did it until the office was closed.
- James Cameron: This famous director worked as a truck driver during the weekends; he did it to save money and buy film equipment to start making short films. Now, he is an Oscar-winning director.
One thing they all have in common is that they worked hard to achieve their goals, which is something to admire. Many of these famous folks haven’t done logistics work in years. Back then, it was tough, but things seemed simpler. Today, last-mile logistics has gotten pricey and complicated for companies. There will always be companies like us to make your life easier in the logistics industry.