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The Third Door

The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World’s Most Successful People Launched Their Careers

By Alex Banayan
18-minute read
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The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World’s Most Successful People Launched Their Careers by Alex Banayan

The Third Door (2018) tells the tale of an ambitious, 18-year-old college freshman who decided to track down Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Lady Gaga and many more of the world’s most famous people to find out how they got their big break. After hacking the game show The Price is Right and funding his adventure with the winnings, Banayan used his chutzpah and persistence to gain access to the global elite and learn their secrets.

  • Young people considering how to start their careers
  • Anyone needing a little inspiration to take a risk and follow their dreams
  • People interested in how the successful launched their careers

At 18, Alex Banayan took a break from college and spent five years on the journey that led to the publication of The Third Door. An entrepreneur who’s been named one of Forbes’s “30 under 30,” Banayan has written for the Washington Post and TechCrunch and has presented his Third Door framework at business conferences around the world.

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