Don't have an Account?
49. Looking for a Job
Donald Turner wanted to get a job. He
graduated from his university with a Bachelor's Degree
Business Administration. Since his graduation, he had applied
20 jobs, yet no one had called him
. Donald decided to be an accountant two years
, because he figured that it would be an
way to earn money. Although Donald had studied
become an accountant, his real passion was painting.
took some art classes at his university. His
told him that he had the talent, but
to commit more to his painting. Even though
was interested, he decided to play it safe
focus his study on becoming an accountant. He
his art classes as well as his business
, all with As. He was proud of his
. However, two years had passed, Donald still could
find a job. He began getting frustrated.
to calm himself down, Donald began painting. He
go to apply for jobs in the morning,
then come back home and paint. When Donald
feeling really stressed out, he would go out
the park and paint there. One day, when
was painting at the park, a man began
him paint. Donald didn't see the man the
time he was there.
When Donald finished the
, the man went to talk to him. "You
some real talent," the man said. Donald chuckled
said thanks. The man wanted to know if
was selling the painting. Donald was surprised. He
't think anyone would want to buy his paintings.
said yes, and the man offered him $1,500
the painting. Donald almost dropped the painting because
couldn't believe it. After Donald sold the painting,
bought art supplies with the money he received.
decided to forget about being an accountant. He
never felt so happy.