What's your job in the 1800s?

How many times have you heard someone say “they were always destined for greatness” like they were born with the talent, the drive, and the determination to do amazing things. If so much success comes from within, how much does timing play in someone’s success?

If Shakespeare was born in modern times, would he still be destined for greatness, and how would he do it differently? Would he be destined for Hollywood, a movie director, screenwriter, or perhaps an actor? How would Michelangelo express himself now? A graffiti artist or maybe a web designer, who knows.

If you could do a Marty McFly and drive your DeLorean back in time to the 1800s, what would do for a living? What skills and talents could you use to make your way a couple of centuries ago?

Many jobs we know today would still exist. Still, they may look very different from what we know today, like doctors, midwives, butchers, bakers, teachers, actors, authors, and artists.

Or perhaps you want to try your hand at something different, like a blacksmith, a clocksmith, or maybe even a coach driver.

What would you do?

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