At 23, Devon Lévesque dropped out of college in his junior year, despite his full scholarship. A year later, he filed for unemployment.
Today, he is a partner of the $900-a-month gym Performix House in New York, and a fitness influencer with more 360,000 followers on Instagram. He makes “close to seven figures,” he told Business Insider.
In an interview, he talked through his journey from unemployment to career success, and described six strategies he uses to stay motivated during difficult times.
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At 23, Devon Lévesque dropped out of his fully-sponsored college degree in psychology and business to manage a nightclub. A year later, and with a “bad taste in my mouth” from the hospitality industry, he found himself filing for unemployment. “I really didn’t know what I wanted to do for my career,” he told Business Insider.
He always had a passion for fitness. His father and grandfather were both professional weightlifters, and he earned his college scholarship playing football. Soon that passion became his job. His break came through a contact he’d met while working in hospitality — the man said he wanted to lose weight, and asked if Lévesque would train him. Lévesque …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Strategy