Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World's Most Successful People Launched Their Careers

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The larger-than-life journey of an 18-year-old college freshman who set out from his dorm room to track down Bill Gates, Lady Gaga, and dozens more of the worlds most successful people to uncover how they broke through and launched their careers.

The Third Door takes readers on an unprecedented adventurefrom hacking Warren Buffetts shareholders meeting to chasing Larry King through a grocery store to celebrating in a nightclub with Lady Gagaas Alex Banayan travels from icon to icon, decoding their success. After remarkable one-on-one interviews with Bill Gates, Maya Angelou, Steve Wozniak, Jane Goodall, Larry King, Jessica Alba, Pitbull, Tim Ferriss, Quincy Jones, and many more, Alex discovered the one key they have in common: they all took the Third Door.

Life, business, success its just like a nightclub. There are always three ways in. Theres the First Door: the main entrance, where ninety-nine percent of people wait in line, hoping to get in. The Second Door: the VIP entrance, where the billionaires and celebrities slip through. But what no one tells you is that there is always, always the Third Door. Its the entrance where you have to jump out of line, run down the alley, bang on the door a hundred times, climb over the dumpster, crack open the window, sneak through the kitchentheres always a way in. Whether its how Bill Gates sold his first piece of software or how Steven Spielberg became the youngest studio director in Hollywood history, they all took the Third Door.